Rich Salz rsalz at
Thu Feb 9 11:11:25 PST 1995

> Har! Besides the certificate problems, are there other problems with
> PEM that have prevented its adoption?

That's it.

PEM "blew it" by relying on Internet-wide X.500/X.509 deployments.

They're now looking at self-signed certificates as a transition aide
to work around the adoption problems, particular in face of the pressure
brought by the success of PGP.

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