Hodie IV Kal. Sep. MMX, Mounir IDRASSI scripsit:
[...]
> Specifically, Peter Gutmann in his X.509 Style Guide says this about this
> field : "If you're writing certificate-handling code, just treat the
> serial number as a blob which happens to be an encoded integer".

This is the kind of advice that pushes programmers to allocate fixed
size fields in databases, and consider a certificate's serial number
to always fit the size. This is also bad in practice.

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