Re: Call for proposals

Borka Jerman-Blazic (borka@e5.ijs.si)
Thu, 13 Jun 1996 13:23:33 +0200


Date: Thu, 13 Jun 1996 13:23:33 +0200
From: Borka Jerman-Blazic <borka@e5.ijs.si>
Subject: Re: Call for proposals
In-reply-to: "Your message of Thu, 13 Jun 1996 19:53:48 +0900."
To: Masataka Ohta <mohta@necom830.hpcl.titech.ac.jp>
Cc: borka@e5.ijs.si (Borka Jerman-Blazic), Lueko.Willms@t-online.de,
Message-id: <199606131123.AA12434@pehtra.e5.ijs.si>


> I'm afraid you misunderstand a digital signature is a pictorial
> signature.

No, in the certificate context, which is binding of your public
key to your name or RDN.

> 

> 
> What is important is just a public key, just a number, of the issuer,
> which will be reliably distributed through ASCII-only secure DNS.


Who will guarntee that the public key announced is really yours or
you will use for ever the ASCII version of your
name? Maybe this is acceptable for Japane but not for Europe.


Borka

p.s I do not want to continue this discussion, this is my
last message.






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