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

Stephen Farrell <stephen.farrell@cs.tcd.ie> Wed, 10 October 2007 04:55 UTC

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I personally don't know that these upper bounds have become
a real issue since WG last call on 3280bis.

If they had, I'd expect a whole bunch of people to have said
so. They didn't, or I missed it.

So I think that we shouldn't change 3280bis, but would have
no problem with someone writing up an I-D that was a delta
on 3280bis that removed or reset those bounds. I reckon we'd
get that done in less than a year...maybe.

S.