Encryption Algorithm Identifier

Robert Snively rsnively at Brocade.COM
Fri May 12 17:57:20 PDT 2006


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If it is necessary to define additional variants, INCITS now has a
registered
OID of which T11 is using one ARC.  T10 could use another ARC if the
one provided by PKC is not precisely applicable.
Bob
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From: owner-t10 at t10.org [mailto:owner-t10 at t10.org] On Behalf Of Kevin D
Butt
Sent: Friday, May 12, 2006 3:19 PM
To: t10 at t10.org
Subject: Encryption Algorithm Identifier
All, 
For Encryption the suggestion has been made that it might be better to
use the algorithm identifier from PKCS than the Security identifier that
we just voted on in CAP.  It is a variable length self describing format
|from the Public Key Cryptography Standards (PKCS). 
ASN.1 AlgorithmIdentifier from PKCS  (OID's) 
ASN.1 - Abstract Syntax Notation One 
OID - Object Identifier 
Any thoughts?  If it does make better sense a change would have to be
made very rapidly so we don't get implementations and can remove what we
already put in. 
Thanks, 
Kevin D. Butt
SCSI & Fibre Channel Architect, Tape Firmware
MS 6TYA, 9000 S. Rita Rd., Tucson, AZ 85744
Tel: 520-799-2869 / 520-799-5280
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