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Re: one possible motivation for X.509

Not that it really had to, it just did because of some misguided
requirement for universal accessibility. This precluded starting
small. Note: it's happening again with DNSSEC, which goes to show
it doesn't matter how tacky your encoding is.

At 09:58 PM 7/18/96 -0400, Rich Salz wrote:
>PEM died because it requied a global X.500 directory and we'll never
>have that.