[cabfpub] Sunset for exceptions?

Ryan Sleevi sleevi at google.com
Tue Jan 19 22:57:16 UTC 2016

On Tue, Jan 19, 2016 at 11:27 AM, Peter Bowen <pzb at amzn.com> wrote:

> The BRs contain at least two allowances for “legacy” certificate issuance:
> 6.1.7 (5) allows direct issuance of subscriber certificates from a root CA
> 6.3.2 allows certificates with validity periods longer than 39 months
> Are these still needed?  Are CAs relying upon these exceptions?  If not,
> does it make sense to ballot to remove these from the BRs?

Peter, I'd be happy to support a ballot if you want to propose one. That
tends to be the only way to get timely responses - the discussion period of
the ballot.
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