[cabfpub] Draft Ballot 185 - Limiting the Lifetime of Certificates

Rich Smith richard.smith at comodo.com
Fri Feb 3 19:34:41 UTC 2017

Ryan, since you're using your age old FUD "revocation doesn't work" 
(because certain browsers have chosen not to consult revocation 
information) as part of the reasoning as to why this ballot is 
necessary, I think it's quite germane to the discussion.

On 2/3/2017 11:38 AM, Ryan Sleevi via Public wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 3, 2017 at 9:11 AM, Rob Stradling 
> <rob.stradling at comodo.com <mailto:rob.stradling at comodo.com>> wrote:
>     Ryan, what targets
>     (filesize/performance/reliability/reachability/etc) would CAs need
>     to meet before it would become viable to reintroduce CRLs to the
>     WebPKI (i.e., for Chrome to start checking CRLs and hard-failing
>     if they're unobtainable)?
> Happy to have that discussion at another time, but it's not germane to 
> the discussion at hand, as I clearly indicated in the original 
> message. It's necessary, but not sufficient, to have that, and we're 
> not presently proposing addressing all the other necessary conditions. 
> Baby steps.
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