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Re: rules for SPKI <auth> field comparisons
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In message <firstname.lastname@example.org>, Carl Ellison write
>Not that I want to discourage volunteers, but the ASCII format you sent out
>before struck me as hard enough to read (for lack of spaces) that I'd
>imagine writing a custom editor to manipulate it - in which case it might as
>well be binary. I'd like to hear from others on this.
I've seen enough in the last few months to decide to support a binary
format for certificates; each field being prepended by its size (so no
skimming the cert necessary), and maybe have the total size of the
message prepended as well, as a probable optimization.
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