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Re: Auth

At 9:34 AM -0800 4/1/97, Carl Ellison wrote:
>At this point, I don't sense much sensitivity in the group in the form of
>making sure we're not accused of being X.509-like.

I don't mind X.509's vocabulary.  I do mind the complexity.  I also mind
what is left of the hierarchical pyramid.  (My understanding is that
X.509v3 can be hacked into a two party certificate if you use the correct

At 9:35 AM -0800 4/1/97, Ron Rivest wrote:
>I suggest that we change the object type "auth" to "tag".

I agree.

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