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Re: encoding: SPKI vs. SDSI
Is it the charter of this group/list to descend once again down the
do/don't use DER rathole?
What happened to the SIMPLE in SPKI? I don't call writing a policy
programming language "simple".
At 11:32 PM 3/10/97 -0500, you wrote:
>On Mon, 10 Mar 1997, Carl Ellison wrote:
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>> corporation with a large budget has too much advantage. Therefore, I
>> argue strongly against any encoding (like BER/DER) which calls for a
>> 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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