RE: New Liaison Statement, "Liaison to IETF on the removal of upper bound in X.509"

"Hallam-Baker, Phillip" <pbaker@verisign.com> Tue, 09 October 2007 00:24 UTC

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How long will it be before I can issue a certificate that does not comply with the old bounds without this resulting in unexpected incompatibilities?
 

> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-ietf-pkix@mail.imc.org 
> [mailto:owner-ietf-pkix@mail.imc.org] On Behalf Of Stephen Farrell
> Sent: Saturday, October 06, 2007 3:50 PM
> To: Russ Housley
> Cc: ietf-pkix@imc.org
> Subject: Re: New Liaison Statement, "Liaison to IETF on the 
> removal of upper bound in X.509"
> 
> 
> 
> 
> Russ Housley wrote:
> > Personally, I missed the subtle change from normative to 
> informative.  
> > I suspect many others did too.  If the PKIX WG to make them 
> > informative too, then it will have to be done *right now*.
> 
> I see no reason to make such a change at this stage.
> 
> S.
> 
>