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Topic: Signatures: certificates vs Windows' certificates
Conf: (P-PDF) Developers, Msg: 85316
From: sesepeti
Date: 4/2/2003 03:18 AM

Hi !

I have looked some PDF sign tool/plug-in, but I haven't found which can use with the Windows certificate mechanism.

For example:
Why cannot create a User Profile (in Self-Sign Security) from a selecting a Digital ID from the Windows' Personal Certificates or from an pfx file which is a PKCS#12 file ? If I know well the VeriSign plugin can open pfx files, but I had to save my Digital ID to file before I want to use it.
Why doesn't use the Windows' certificates to verify the signature validity inside a signed PDF ?

The problems:
I have to use more certificates: one for the mailing one for signing PDF files ...
I have to use more storing system for the trusted certificates: mailing, PDF signing,

Thanks:
Peter


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