[cabfpub] about EV period for Gov

Gervase Markham gerv at mozilla.org
Wed Nov 19 15:54:19 UTC 2014

On 19/11/14 00:23, kirk_hall at trendmicro.com wrote:
> I’m not taking a position either way, but there are more possibilities
> if vetting cycles are not necessarily linked to maximum certificate
> lifespan.

That's an interesting idea.

Are CAs able to give some idea as to the relative weight behind various
possible reasons for resistance to a lower maximum limit for certificate
lifetime? Some reasons might be:

* Hassle and expense of doing the vetting again
* Inconvenience for the customer in having to change their cert
* (Other)


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