[cabfpub] Browsers & Enrollment (was Re: Edge Browser Can't View Certificate)

Rick Andrews Rick_Andrews at symantec.com
Thu Sep 3 15:50:03 UTC 2015

-----Original Message-----
> From: Rob Stradling [mailto:rob.stradling at comodo.com]

> I don't think we're talking about introducing certificate enrolment into 
> browsers.  We're talking
> about whether or not it's a good idea to remove existing certificate 
> enrolment functionality
> from browsers before some alternative solution(s) are actually available.

> IMHO, <keygen> and CertEnroll are/were better than nothing.

We agree, with all the complaints about the shortcomings of keygen and 
ActiveX/XEnroll, with the need for a better solution, and especially with the 
sentiment that it's unwise to kill the old solution before there's any 

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