We were told in early December that PKIX and TLS had been approved.
This is the first official report from the IESG that PKIX has actually
Still nothing official on TLS....
From: The IESG [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
Sent: Friday, January 22, 1999 9:54 AM
Cc: RFC Editor; Internet Architecture Board; email@example.com
Subject: Protocol Action: Internet X.509 Public Key Infrastructure
Certificate Management Protocols to Proposed Standard
The IESG has approved the following Internet-Drafts as Proposed
o Internet X.509 Public Key Infrastructure Certificate Management
o Internet X.509 Certificate Request Message Format
These documents are the product of the Public-Key Infrastructure
(X.509) Working Group. The IESG contact persons are: Jeffrey Schiller
and Marcus Leech.
These documents define a protocol for managing the creation and
dissemination of X.509 Version 3 Certificates.
Working Group Summary
The Working Group came to consensus on these documents.
The PKIX Working Group has performed fairly rigorous evaluation of the
protocol described in these documents. The IESG reviewed was conducted
by Jeffrey I. Schiller.
Note to RFC Editor:
Please remove the paragraph below from page 10:
> 7. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY STATEMENT
> The authors have no knowledge of any pending or granted patents covering
> the techniques described.