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Common Security: CDSA and CSSM, Version 2
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Signed Manifests-Requirements

Signed manifests describe the integrity and authenticity of a collection of digital objects, where the collection is specified as an acyclic connected graph with an arbitrary number of nodes representing arbitrary typed digital objects. Digital signaturing based on a public key infrastructure is the basic integrity mechanism for verifying manifests.

The following are requirements on the signed manifest:

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