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*To*: Marc Branchaud <marcnarc@xcert.com>*Subject*: Re: public key algorithm naming*From*: Carl Ellison <cme@Cybercash.COM>*Date*: Tue, 07 Apr 1998 14:35:14 -0400*Cc*: spki@c2.net*In-Reply-To*: <199804071717.KAA13422@crack.x509.com>*References*: <Your message of "06 Apr 1998 16:03:16 PDT." <3ogyelfij.fsf@kmac.terisa.com>*Sender*: owner-spki@c2.net

-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- At 10:17 AM 4/7/98 -0700, Marc Branchaud wrote: >Anyway, for the record, I think it's better to just use rsa-pkcs1 and >dsa-sha1 (couldn't that just be "dss"?), but here's a little caveat: PKCS1 >doesn't specifically talk about SHA1. In fact, for RSA-with-SHA1, PKIX uses >a non-PKCS algorithm ID (instead it's one from the OSI Interoperability >Workshop). There's no reason I can see that SHA1 can't be used in the PKCS1 >style just like MD* are, and I'm 99.9% sure that's how its done in practice, >but it's not actually specified in PKCS1. FWIW, BSAFE implements RSA with SHA-1 and uses the same OID for SHA-1 that SET uses (which I assume to be the official one). -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: PGP for Personal Privacy 5.5.3 iQCVAwUBNSpx4RN3Wx8QwqUtAQGKJgP8DCTkf72JYFDifromg3DF5Ya+AbazV1QI GOMlUg00emoIFFoOklT1h5ydmVSAlNEz51P+fV75+4ahfDMge1R3cxcyS6Wn9XyN dsauDRRwWa3UdDF9ek8NFShcIqjx8szJx5/3MA/1ZOP94RDyx3sNz4yvIkolhXcW 8r394WnvnIA= =KUFm -----END PGP SIGNATURE----- +------------------------------------------------------------------+ |Carl M. Ellison cme@cybercash.com http://www.clark.net/pub/cme | |CyberCash, Inc. http://www.cybercash.com/ | |207 Grindall Street PGP 08FF BA05 599B 49D2 23C6 6FFD 36BA D342 | |Baltimore MD 21230-4103 T:(410) 727-4288 F:(410)727-4293 | +------------------------------------------------------------------+

**Re: public key algorithm naming***From*: Marc Branchaud <marcnarc@xcert.com>

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