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

Gervase Markham gerv at mozilla.org
Wed Feb 15 09:52:04 UTC 2017

On 13/02/17 17:37, Kirk Hall wrote:
> But saying now that no buffer period should be allowed does not
> reflect how website owners (or people) really are.  Taking this
> position now would also be quite a shift from when the EVGL and BRs
> were adopted, when there was no opposition (so far as I can recall)
> from browsers to a buffer period.

But (now that CAs have explained to Ryan why one is necessary) no-one is
saying there should be no buffer period. Any discussion is about the
length. The current proposal has a one-month cert changeover ("buffer")
period, if you want to keep the same annual renewal date.


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