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Re: validity time suggestion

At 03:57 PM 11/25/96 -0500, Carl Ellison wrote:
>An option for a certificate validity period could be "valid until event X
>occurs" (the example event used was the commit or abort of a transaction).

If we were to add such a validity option, it would have to describe the
event -- which really means naming the authority for that event -- giving a
Net location and a signature key, for example, where inquiries can be sent
or event status is posted.

 - Carl

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