Last Call: <draft-housley-id-sig-update-02.txt> (Update to Digital Signatures on Internet-Draft Documents) to Informational RFC
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RFC 5485 specifies the conventions for digital signatures on
Internet-Draft documents. The Cryptographic Message Syntax (CMS) is
used to create a detached signature, which is stored in a separate
companion file so that no existing utilities are impacted by the
addition of the digital signature.
The RFC Editor recently published the first RFC that includes non-
ASCII characters in a "text" file. The conventions specified in RFC
7997 were followed. We assume that non-ASCII characters will soon
start appearing in Internet-Drafts as well. This document updates
the handling of digital signatures on Internet-Draft document for
non-ASCII characters in a "text" file.