Re: [Trans] path validation

David Leon Gil <coruus@gmail.com> Mon, 29 September 2014 19:38 UTC

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Subject: Re: [Trans] path validation
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On Monday, September 29, 2014, Rick Andrews <Rick_Andrews@symantec.com>
wrote:

> Santosh,



> Since it's not an absolute requirement at this point (either from CABF or
> from individual browsers' policies) I suggest that log servers cannot
> enforce the use of technical constraints in intermediate CAs.
>

We're talking about (non-normatively-specified) monitor servers here, right?

Log servers need to continue to accept based solely on signature validity;
otherwise they'll miss misissuance. (So *log* servers will necessarily be
agnostic about this.)