[Cscwg-public] CSWG Cleanup and Clarification Ballot
Dimitris Zacharopoulos (HARICA)
dzacharo at harica.gr
Fri Jun 4 10:04:40 UTC 2021
On 4/6/2021 12:59 μ.μ., Inigo Barreira wrote:
> Thanks Dimitris for highlighting this.
> 1. In section 11.1.2, please update the text to "Qualified
> Certificates _for electronic signatures_ issued pursuant to....".
> I realized that there are lots of types of "Qualified
> Certificates" but we're looking at eSignature Certificates for
> Natural Persons. In addition, I noticed that the term "personal
> Certificate" in the same paragraph, is not properly defined and is
> kind of ambiguous. We might want to clarify that this the CA
> expects a Certificate where the Subject information identifies a
> Natural Person. In case we are willing to accept Qualified
> Certificates for electronic seals, which are issued to Legal
> Entities, the group should discuss and decide. For now, allowing
> only eSignature Certificates is the safest approach.
> I´d suggest to include also the seals because those are used
> frequently for signing code as it represents an organization signing it.
I agree we should allow but as this is supposed to be a "cleanup"
ballot, we should probably introduce eSeals in a future ballot because
they are not consistent with the "personal Certificate" statement which
is currently in that section.
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