Re: Call for proposals

Masataka Ohta (mohta@necom830.hpcl.titech.ac.jp)
Fri, 14 Jun 1996 10:02:29 +0900 (JST)


Date: Fri, 14 Jun 1996 10:02:29 +0900 (JST)
From: Masataka Ohta <mohta@necom830.hpcl.titech.ac.jp>
Subject: Re: Call for proposals
In-reply-to: <199606131123.AA12434@pehtra.e5.ijs.si>; from
To: borka@e5.ijs.si (Borka Jerman-Blazic)
Cc: mohta@necom830.hpcl.titech.ac.jp, borka@e5.ijs.si,
Message-id: <199606140102.KAA17995@necom830.hpcl.titech.ac.jp>

> > 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.

That's nothing.

> > 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

Proper DNS hierarchy.

> you will use for ever the ASCII version of your
> name?

For DNS? Or, for my name printed on airline ticket or passport?
Of course, I will.

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

I know that you don't like the conclusion that ISO 8859/ISO 10646
are internationally useless.

						Masataka Ohta

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