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Code-signing certificate: Include Inc/LLC/Ltd?

I'm re-issuing my company code-signing certificate to use SHA-2 as the algorithm instead of SHA-1 which will be phased out in a couple years and started wondering if I should or not include the type of entity at the end of the company name or not.

The majority of the code-signing certificates I've seen do include it, but I've seen a few who don't. I'm able to re-issue with with or without the company type at the end.

What do you guys think "looks" better?

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StevenM Send private email
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
 
 
From what I see Microsoft goes with the simple option. Which I guess looks more simple and easier to read.
 
Since you are targeting Windows this might be a good example to follow.
Bogdan Mitrache Send private email
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
 
 
Thanks for the reply.

Indeed, Microsoft uses "Microsoft Corporation".

But I've also seen some not using the entity type at the end, for example "Uniblue Systems" (as opposed to "Uniblue Systems Limited" the entire legal name).

On our case it would be either:
Pointstone Software
or
Pointstone Software, LLC
StevenM Send private email
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
 
 
I think you should include the "Inc/LLC" part, which makes your business more formal.  And it seems most code signing certificate  include that part.
JHW Send private email
Saturday, November 01, 2014
 
 

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