[cabfpub] FW: Short lived OCSP signing certificate

Eddy Nigg (StartCom Ltd.) eddy_nigg at startcom.org
Thu Sep 20 08:36:50 UTC 2012

On 09/20/2012 11:26 AM, From Rob Stradling:
> Or, does the current treatment of expired long-lived certificates need 
> to change? During a long-lived certificate's lifetime, many browsers 
> will notice if it gets revoked. But as soon as that revoked 
> certificate expires, those same browsers will presumably start 
> treating that certificate no differently than they would treat an 
> expired certificate that was never revoked. 

Some browsers will check certificate status nevertheless. But certainly 
certificates that expired shouldn't be relied upon.

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