[cabfpub] Sunset for exceptions?

Peter Bowen pzb at amzn.com
Tue Jan 19 23:09:06 UTC 2016

On Jan 19, 2016, at 2:57 PM, Ryan Sleevi <sleevi at google.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Jan 19, 2016 at 11:27 AM, Peter Bowen <pzb at amzn.com <mailto: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. 

As an Associate Member, I cannot propose ballots.  Only those who have a full period-of-time audit can propose ballots.  Or at least that is my read of the bylaws.

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