On Wed, Jul 28, 2010 at 12:18:56PM -0400, Perry E. Metzger wrote:
> Again, I understand that in a technological sense, in an ideal world,
> they would be equivalent. However, the big difference, again, is that
> you can't run Kerberos with no KDC, but you can run a PKI without an
> OCSP server. The KDC is impossible to leave out of the system. That is
> a really nice technological feature.

Whether PKI can run w/o OCSP is up to the relying parties.  Today,
because OCSP is an afterthought, they have little choice.

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