[cabfpub] Ballot 111 - Accelerate Max Certificate Lifetime Reduction Timetable

Rob Stradling rob.stradling at comodo.com
Thu Nov 28 22:21:45 UTC 2013

On 28/11/13 22:06, Gervase Markham wrote:
> Would it help to allay this concern if Mozilla checked in code which
> refused to recognise certs with a notBefore > 2014-04-01 and a notAfter
> > 2017-01-01?
> https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=942515

Hmmm...might that just encourage some CAs to "backdate" the notBefore 
date and carry on issuing 60-month certs beyond April 2014?

IINM, there's no requirement for CAs to set notBefore to the issuance 
date, is there?

Rob Stradling
Senior Research & Development Scientist
COMODO - Creating Trust Online

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