Best Practices

Robert J. Hansen rjh at
Tue Dec 14 02:28:24 CET 2010

On 12/13/2010 4:40 PM, Daniel Kahn Gillmor wrote:
> i agree.  That's why i've been proposing that people transition to new
> algorithms without trying to wait for a format change that is likely to
> take years to even begin, plus many more years to complete.

And no one is arguing against this.  All people are arguing against is,
"I want to migrate to a new certificate in order to avoid SHA-1."  To
the extent it is possible to avoid SHA-1, it can be avoided today
without migrating to a new cert; and for the rest, it cannot be avoided
today even if one migrates to a new cert.

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