Re: [Trans] Precertificate format

Stephen Davidson <S.Davidson@quovadisglobal.com> Mon, 20 October 2014 13:39 UTC

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To: Ben Laurie <benl@google.com>, "trans@ietf.org" <trans@ietf.org>
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Hello:



What do you propose re the launch of CT in Chrome?  It would be preferable to 
have the actual CT implementation match the CT standard rather than for CAs to 
have to rejig the logging later.



Kind regards,

Stephen









From: Trans [mailto:trans-bounces@ietf.org] On Behalf Of Ben Laurie
Sent: Thursday, October 16, 2014 12:07 PM
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Subject: [Trans] Precertificate format



We (the 6962-bis editors) would like to propose that we replace the existing 
precertificate formats with a TBSCertificate wrapped in PKCS#7. This lays to 
rest, we think, any possible confusion with X509v3 certs, whilst allowing a 
simple mapping between the final cert and the pre-cert.



Obviously there are details to be nailed down, but before we do so, we'd like 
to hear any discussion on the general idea.