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The application/pkcs10 Media Type (RFC5967)

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Original Publication Date: 2010-Aug-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2010-Aug-06
Document File: 12 page(s) / 11K

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S. Turner: AUTHOR

Abstract

[RFC2311] first defined the application/pkcs10 media type. When [RFC2633] was published, the application/pkcs10 section was dropped, but for some reason the text was not incorporated into the PKCS #10 document [RFC2986]. [RFC2311] was moved to Historic status by [RFC5751]. To ensure the IANA media type registration points to a non-Historic document, this document updates [RFC2986] with the definition of the application/pkcs10 media type and an IANA registration based on [RFC4288].

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Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)                         S. Turner Request for Comments: 5967                                          IECA Updates: 2986                                                August 2010 Category: Informational ISSN: 2070-1721

                    The application/pkcs10 Media Type

Abstract

   This document specifies a media type used to carry PKCS #10    certification requests as defined in RFC 2986.  It carries over the    original specification from RFC 2311, which recently has been moved    to Historic status, and properly links it to RFC 2986.

Status of This Memo

   This document is not an Internet Standards Track specification; it is    published for informational purposes.

   This document is a product of the Internet Engineering Task Force    (IETF).  It represents the consensus of the IETF community.  It has    received public review and has been approved for publication by the    Internet Engineering Steering Group (IESG).  Not all documents    approved by the IESG are a candidate for any level of Internet    Standard; see Section 2 of RFC 5741.

   Information about the current status of this document, any errata,    and how to provide feedback on it may be obtained at    http://www.rfc-editor.org/info/rfc5967.

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Turner                        Informational                     [Page 1]
 RFC 5967              application/pkcs10 Media Type          August 2010

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