[cabfpub] To revoke or not to revoke 1024

Eddy Nigg (StartCom Ltd.) eddy_nigg at startcom.org
Sun Jun 23 22:28:08 UTC 2013

On 06/24/2013 01:05 AM, From kirk_hall at trendmicro.com:
> Most or all of the 1024 certificates were issued before the Baseline 
> Requirements became effective, so the BRs didn’t apply to the issuance 
> of those certs.  If the Forum had intended that all 1024 certs issued 
> before the BRs became effective had to be revoked by 12/31/2013, the 
> BRs could have stated that – but they didn’t.

That's true - but I'm not sure if this is/was the intention of Mozilla. 
Anyway, there is a problem since a CA can simply issue certificates with 
a not-before date prior to the BR and then what?

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