[cabfpub] CT Precertificates and the BRs
rob.stradling at comodo.com
Thu Dec 19 15:25:00 UTC 2013
On 19/12/13 15:01, Phillip Hallam-Baker wrote:
> We have a pre-certificate standard already, its called a CSR.
> It might not have all the fields we need yet.
Indeed. It doesn't have all the fields we need.
> But I am very unhappy with CAs signing anything that looks like a certificate but is not a certificate.
Currently, a CT Precertificate looks like a certificate and _is_ a
> There must be no possible way that CT could compromise the existing WebPKI
Sure. If there are 2 certs (a Certificate and its associated CT
Precertificate) with the same Issuer Name and Serial Number, what
exactly would break in the WebPKI?
The inability to revoke one without also revoking the other is actually
a requirement (not a problem) in this case.
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