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If the EoL is far enough after the release of V2 then I think it is preferable that people start getting security warnings for sites that stop working: it is an indication that they are no longer maintained so potentially not receiving security updates for other matters.

Obviously a decent length of grace period would be the correct way of deprecating the older version, to give people time to update their infrastructure accordingly. I would suggest at least a full year (giving at least four renewal cycles to test changes in a QA environment before being forced to update production), probably more. Perhaps, if possible, a year for new certificates and two years for renewals?




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