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SPKI requirments (was: SPKI RFC draft)

This is a good argument for a draft laying out the requirements. Is that
what you mean?


Some very top level requirements (i.e., just a list of the
Useful as part of a system for:
1. authentication of senders of mail
2. mutual authentication of HTTP clients and servers
3. key distribution for IPSEC
4. authentication of posters to news groups
5. assuring privacy of mail messages
6. assuring privacy of Web page contents


If lots more suggestions come in, we should pick a subset to focus on.
>From: 	frantz@netcom.com[SMTP:frantz@netcom.com]
>Sent: 	Friday, April 12, 1996 12:09 AM
>To: 	Rich Salz; spki@c2.org
>Subject: 	Re:  SPKI RFC draft
>At 10:39 PM 4/11/96 -0400, Rich Salz wrote:
>>I'm confused how a draft can be started when we never agreed to
>>the requirements we're trying to address.  "Not ASN.1 and 509v3"
>>isn't enough.
>Precisely why I want a draft to shoot at.  Also why I don't volunteer
>to do one.
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