[cabfpub] Draft Ballot 185 - Limiting the Lifetime of Certificates: User input
rob.stradling at comodo.com
Fri Feb 10 17:05:56 UTC 2017
On 10/02/17 16:44, Ryan Sleevi via Public wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 10, 2017 at 8:25 AM, Scott Rea wrote:
> The reasoning behind the 400 vs some other derivative of 13 months was
> the 398 was an upper bound (per the logic you have described) plus 2
> extra days were given to account for 398-day anniversary falling on a
> week-end, so that the key holders and CAs could address any change
> during normal business hours.
Weekends are a regular disruption to business hours, but they aren't the
only such disruption during the course of a year.
Consider a certificate issued to a US subscriber that expires on
Thursday November 23rd 2017. Normal business hours won't resume until 4
Ditto for a certificate issued to a UK subscriber that expires on Friday
14th April 2017.
Would that justify an additional 2 extra days?
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