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Re: encoding: SPKI vs. SDSI
On Mon, 10 Mar 1997, Carl Ellison wrote:
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> corporation with a large budget has too much advantage. Therefore, I would
> argue strongly against any encoding (like BER/DER) which calls for a support
> library or compiler or both.
Although I think S-Exprs are a good idea for SPKI, I have to disagree
with you on the need for a support library to write a DER/BER encoder.
DER encoders in particular are trivial to knock off from memory; unlike.
say, a tweaked general precision integer library...
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