1997-07-19 - Re: Verisign gets export approval

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From: amp@pobox.com
To: tomw@netscape.com>
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UTC Datetime: 1997-07-19 04:15:30 UTC
Raw Date: Sat, 19 Jul 1997 12:15:30 +0800

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From: amp@pobox.com
Date: Sat, 19 Jul 1997 12:15:30 +0800
To: tomw@netscape.com>
Subject: Re: Verisign gets export approval
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> > I also would like to mention the reader that yesterday's release of
> > MSIE 4.0b2 *does* have the ability to check CRL's.
> Yes, we will add this feature in some future release.  It will be
> configurable, so if the user doesn't want to check CRLs he doesn't
> have to.

An excellent way of implementing it. 

> Aren't all certs VeriSign issues only valid for one year?  This isn't
> any different.
> There's nothing preventing another CA from getting permission from the
> USG to issue these magic certs.  We would have to distribute a patch,
> but I don't see any problem with that.

uh, why does one need permission of the usg to issue "magic certs"?

Name: amp
E-mail: amp@pobox.com
Date: 07/18/97
Time: 04:06:36
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