[Servercert-wg] Ballot SC22: Reduce Certificate Lifetimes
Tobias S. Josefowitz
tobij at opera.com
Mon Aug 19 17:20:28 MST 2019
On Tue, 20 Aug 2019, Tobias S. Josefowitz wrote:
> However, in my eyes, there can be no doubt that this change is/will be vastly
> unpopular with web site operators by the numbers, and I do not think that, in
> this regard, conducting surveys to begin with will add much perspective, nor
> do I think that debating the merits of any such survey should or could
> possibly be focal to the issue.
> That is, unless you would change your perspective on the issue if a clean
> survey roughly reproduced the results presented by digicert. In which case,
> by all means, we should go for it.
Alternatively, I did not think to include it initially because I am in
fact convinced that shortening certificate lifetimes is unpopular with
side operators, you genuinely expect a clean survey to show that it would
indeed *not* be unpopular. Which would surprise me, but I also really do
not insist to be the judge on that.
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