Once more, LJ valid_to timespan.

Brad Fitzpatrick brad at danga.com
Wed Jul 6 00:05:13 PDT 2005

On Tue, 5 Jul 2005, Carl Howells wrote:

> Paul Crowley wrote:
> > I completely agree with everything you say here!  Thanks for putting it
> > so eloquently - I've got a barely-started draft message on the subject
> > saved because I couldn't work out how to express it.
> Well, I seem to have not made much progress convincing anyone of
> anything.  As you're the cryptographic expert in the group, I think it
> falls on you to provide cryptographic reasons for one interpretation
> over the other...
> I feel kind of like I'm flogging a dead horse on this subject, but there
> should be some kind of spec clarification at the minimum here.  What
> precisely does the valid_to parameter mean?  How should servers choose
> it?  How should consumers use it?   What are the hard requirements, and
> what are the "it would be nice" recommendations?
> There just isn't enough information in the spec at the moment.

I've also been out of town until tonight.

I'd love to start this conversation back up.

> Carl

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