Difference between revisions of "PEM"

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Privacy Enhanced Mail (PEM) is a format with goal to embed binary content into a content typed 7bits ASCII format.
 
Privacy Enhanced Mail (PEM) is a format with goal to embed binary content into a content typed 7bits ASCII format.
  
it looks like a HEADER line a binary content encoded in base64 cut by lines and a TAIL.
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it looks like a HEADER line a binary content encoded in [[Base64]] cut by lines of max 64 characters and a TAIL line.
  
 
content itself is often [[DER]] encoded. Then PEM is an additionnal layer to easy cut and paste in mails/texts of binary content.
 
content itself is often [[DER]] encoded. Then PEM is an additionnal layer to easy cut and paste in mails/texts of binary content.
  
 
[[Category:Encoding]]
 
[[Category:Encoding]]

Latest revision as of 19:35, 24 March 2013

Privacy Enhanced Mail (PEM) is a format with goal to embed binary content into a content typed 7bits ASCII format.

it looks like a HEADER line a binary content encoded in Base64 cut by lines of max 64 characters and a TAIL line.

content itself is often DER encoded. Then PEM is an additionnal layer to easy cut and paste in mails/texts of binary content.