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> A BER decoder is also a DER decoder - DER is just a profile of BER with
> all the encoder's options removed!
Exactly, which is why I said DER is a canonicalization of BER, and
what's necessary for hashing to work. If there are fewer options than
surely there must be less code in a DER reader.
Rich Salz, Chief Security Architect
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