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Re: encoding: SPKI vs. SDSI

On Mon, 10 Mar 1997, Carl Ellison wrote:

> 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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