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S-expressions are used by the public key functions to pass complex data structures around. These LISP like objects are used by some cryptographic protocols (cf. RFC-2692) and Libgcrypt provides functions to parse and construct them. For detailed information, see Ron Rivest, code and description of S-expressions, http://theory.lcs.mit.edu/~rivest/sexp.html.

• Data types for S-expressions: | Data types related to S-expressions. | |

• Working with S-expressions: | How to work with S-expressions. |