[cryptography] Let's go back to the beginning on this

Paul Hoffman paul.hoffman at vpnc.org
Tue Sep 13 15:00:32 EDT 2011


On Sep 13, 2011, at 11:57 AM, Steven Bellovin wrote:

>> From personal experience -- I use https to read news.google.com; Firefox 6
> on a Mac complains about wildcard certificates.  And ietf.org's certificate
> expired recently; it took a day or so to get a new one installed.


This last bit might be relevant to the mailing list.
- The IETF's cert was for *.ietf.org
- It took a week, not "a day or so" to get the new one installed
Steve: I wonder if your browser, after you dismissed the dialog once, silently remembered that dismissal for a week, or if it stopped asking you after a day.

--Paul Hoffman




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