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Re: NIST involvement in PKI

At 01:26 PM 8/7/96 +1000, George Michaelson wrote:
>We're talking about a standards track here. If the source DOCUMENTS
>define the specs well enough, non US located people(s) should be able
>to write conformant code. In that case, export is a non-issue since
>no code is exported.
>An added advantage is that because this will be a fully independant
>implementation, its met the old-time "two implementations interop == standard"


        I think you're right.  There's a definite value in getting two
versions programmed -- and if one of them is overseas, from the spec alone
(by necessity), then we've demonstrated interoperability and that's A Good
Thing (tm).

 - Carl

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