[TUHS] tangential unix question: whatever happened to NeWS?
dave at horsfall.org
Sun Jan 31 12:42:12 AEST 2021
On Fri, 29 Jan 2021, Nemo Nusquam wrote:
>> I was never quite sure what to make of ASN.1 and BER; it seemed to
>> solve the problem of OpenLDAP applications talking to each other (and I
>> got quite good at reading wire traces), but it somehow seemed wrong
>> when every box was running FreeBSD on Intel/AMD.
> BER does not work for digital signatures (because encodings are not
> unique), hence DER.
Oops, my fault; I read DER as BER.
-- Dave, needing new glasses
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