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RE: ACTION-166: Warning on X509IssuerSerial

From: Scott Cantor <cantor.2@osu.edu>
Date: Tue, 20 Jan 2009 10:58:06 -0500
To: <Sean.Mullan@Sun.COM>
Cc: "'XMLSec WG Public List'" <public-xmlsec@w3.org>
Message-ID: <02a301c97b17$e1e49cd0$a5add670$@2@osu.edu>

Sean Mullan wrote on 2009-01-20:
> Is "many" CAs accurate? Is "some" a better word?

My impression was that using randomized serial numbers is becoming best
practice due to the collision attack.

> Also might want to change:
> 
> "may not support decimal data ..."
> 
> to
> 
> "may not support integer types with decimal data ..."
> 
> to be a little more specific.

That language I just copied from the text about the 4050 schema up above, so
might want to change it in both places.

-- Scott
Received on Tuesday, 20 January 2009 15:58:52 GMT

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