Subject: Re: [xcbf] ANSI X9.84:2003 Available
References XCBF? When that is not yet agreed? You mean they are happy to reference an OASIS CS which is in dispute, and not an agreed CS or an OASIS Standard (which hopefully we will have very soon)?The main OASIS web page links to the XCBF 1.0 CS.
Consensus? Three OASIS members have already attested that
Phil, I am not trying to be stroppy, but this unecessary haste to standardisation rather than technical consensus is **not** good. Please do not hit the roof. I am not trying to delay things. But we DO need to get the technicalities right if this stuff is to have anything more than publicity value.
X9.84 and XCBF 1.0 CS do not reference these SC37 documents.
Note that both BioAPI and CBEFF have undergone VERY considerable changes from the first CD to the second CD (particularly CBEFF, where the whole meaning of "optional" in the standard has
either been clarified or changed, depending on your view-point, and ASN.1 encodings have been added). I do not think your X8.64 (or for that matter XCBF) text is compatible with the latest CBEFF CDs.Not compatible? John, are you saying that you have been
Standards are pogressing fairly well in these areas, but referencing old or iommature specifications helps no-one.
We need to get them all right. (And consistent - and, I accept, in a timely manner.)
Phillip H. Griffin wrote:
This is a revision of the 2001 version of X9.84 which has
now been withdrawn, superseded by this 2003 version.
This 2003 version references XCBF, supports both BER
(DER) and XER encodings, and incorporates all of the
corrections identified by the XCBF TC needed to
properly map BioAPI BIR to X9.84.
This US national standard will be submitted to the ISO
TC68/SC2 Security subcommittee next month for ballot
as a NWI.
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