Review of application/pkix-attr-cert Media Type

Russ Housley housley at
Mon Oct 5 21:17:40 CEST 2009

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> >
> >This document includes the application/pkix-attr-cert media type
> >registration.  The document is also going through WG Last Call in the
> >PKIX WG.  Please review.
>In the template, the "Person & email address" part does not properly
>separate name and address (like is done under "Author" for example).
>File name extensions are usually given in lower case; if people are
>actually to use the "AC" spelling and not "ac", that should be said
>more clearly, otherwise it should say "ac" instead.

Thanks, I'll fix these.

>The encoding considerations should simply say 7bit, 8bit, or one of
>the other values specified in RFC 4288 section 4.8. I believe I said
>as much earlier.

I guess I missed the point.  It is 8bit.

>Is there no pattern that could be cited in the magic number section?

No really, especially if we want to allow for the version number to 
in increased in the future.


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