[cabfpub] Small errors in the BRs

Gervase Markham gerv at mozilla.org
Mon Aug 24 22:30:00 UTC 2015

Hi everyone,

Kathleen has noticed a couple of errors in the BRs (1.3.0). I believe we
have provisions for editorial discretion - is it OK for Ben or someone
to fix them using that power? Details below.


" Subject Alternative Name Extension
Required/Optional: Required"

It's missing the line "Certificate Field: extensions:subjectAltName"


" Subject Distinguished Name Fields
a. Certificate Field: subject:commonName (OID
Required/Optional: Deprecated (Discouraged, but not prohibited)
Contents: If present, this field MUST contain a single IP address or
Fully‐Qualified Domain
Name that is one of the values contained in the Certificate’s
subjectAltName extension (see
Section 9.2.1)."

The 9.2.1 should be

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