> Let's just leave the term "non-repudiation" to be used by people who don't
> understand security, but rather mouth things they've read in books that
> others claim are authoritative.  There are lots of those books listing
> "non-repudiation" as a feature of public key cryptography, for example,
> and many listing it as an essential security characteristic.  All of that
> is wrong, of course, but it's a test for the reader to see through it.

Ah. That's why they're trying to rename the corresponding keyUsage bit
to "contentCommitment" then:




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