Bug#514807: statistics about V1 CA Certs / general assumptions about the state of the network

Daniel Kahn Gillmor dkg at fifthhorseman.net
Fri Feb 20 04:47:45 UTC 2009

On 02/19/2009 04:42 PM, Simon Josefsson wrote:
> Daniel Kahn Gillmor <dkg at fifthhorseman.net> writes:
>> (is it even possible to transform a self-signed V1 cert into a
>> self-signed V3 cert?)
> Not without re-signing it, which requires that certificates under the V1
> cert won't chain back to the V3 cert.  That's by design.

Thanks for the response!  Can you point me to a reference, Simon?  I'd
like to understand the details better, but don't know where to begin.


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