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Re: time resolution (was Re: six-page binary format draft)
Perry E. Metzger wrote:
> Ben Laurie writes:
> > Is this, perhaps, a short-sighted view of what certificates may be used
> > for? Suppose access to a terabit pipe were controlled by certs? We may
> > well want sub-second resolution on those, no?
> I doubt that such a use would be found.
> As Steve has said, if you have subsecond validities on certs, you
> might as well do online queries instead of certs.
a) Like I said, this may not be an appropriate application, but can
anyone really say that it (or something similar) definitely isn't?
b) If I'm halfway to Alpha Centauri I can't do an online query.
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