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RE: length of octetstring
Kathy Dally wrote:
> Hi All!
> In the syntaxes draft (2252bis), a definition is needed for
> "octetstring". My proposal is below. The question is whether
> octetstring can be empty (that is, *OCTET)?
In all the cases where the Octet String syntax is used in RFC 2256,
the corresponding X.500 definition allows zero-length OCTET STRINGs,
so *OCTET is appropriate.
> The definition of OCTET, from [RFC 2234], is:
> OCTET = %x00-FF
> ; 8 bits of data
> octetstring = 1*OCTET
> Kathy Dally