[cabfpub] Ballot 185 (Revised) - Limiting the Lifetime of Certificates

Rob Stradling rob.stradling at comodo.com
Mon Feb 20 10:56:11 UTC 2017

On 17/02/17 18:06, Gervase Markham via Public wrote:
> On 17/02/17 17:31, Robin Alden via Public wrote:
>> Carefully consider the commitment to usability of any browser which
>> votes Yes!

Hi Gerv.  Just in case you were wondering what prompted that 
uncharacteristically inflammatory statement from Robin...

"Carefully consider the commitment to security any CA who votes No"

> Mozilla feels that a year should be OK for manual certificate
> replacement, given that many, many enterprises manage this according to
> data presented in this discussion. Periods shorter than a year become
> progressively less feasible as things stand. But we feel that a year is
> consistent with a commitment to usability.
> Gerv

Rob Stradling
Senior Research & Development Scientist
COMODO - Creating Trust Online

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