ANN: first stable pyasn1 release

Ilya Etingof ilya at
Sun Jul 10 14:10:30 CEST 2011

I'm happy to announce that after eight years of designing, coding 
and testing, the first stable version of pyasn1 software has been 

The pyasn1 pure-Python library features generic implementation of ASN.1 
types and BER/CER/DER codecs, everything is fully compliant to the 
X.208/X.209 CCITT standards.

There's also a sibling package - pyasn1-modules, which contains an 
open-ended selection of ASN.1-based protocols data units (X.509, LDAP, 
SNMP, OCSP etc.) to be used by applications that wish to natively 
talk respective protocols:

For more information on pyasn1 design and APIs please refer to 
the user manual:


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