[cabfpub] Voting has started on Ballot 208 - dnQualifiers

Adriano Santoni adriano.santoni at staff.aruba.it
Mon Oct 23 10:04:31 UTC 2017

Actalis "abstain".

Il 20/10/2017 17:28, Kirk Hall via Public ha scritto:
> Voting ends Thursday, Oct. 26 at 22:00 UTC
> *From:* Public [mailto:public-bounces at cabforum.org] *On Behalf Of *Ben 
> Wilson via Public
> *Sent:* Thursday, October 12, 2017 11:05 AM
> *To:* CABFPub <public at cabforum.org>
> *Subject:* [EXTERNAL][cabfpub] Ballot 208 - dnQualifiers
> *Ballot 208 - dnQualifiers*
> This ballot allows CAs to use dnQualifiers in certificates to 
> partition groups of certificates into different sets and to allow 
> non-identity information to be included in DV certificates.
> The following motion has been proposed by Peter Bowen of Amazon and 
> endorsed by Ben Wilson of DigiCert and Ryan Sleevi of Google.
> In the Baseline Requirements, REPLACE the definition of "Subject 
> Identity Information" with:
> "Information that identifies the Certificate Subject. Subject Identity 
> Information does not include [strikeout]a domain name listed in the 
> subjectAltName extension or the Subject commonName field[/strikeout] 
> [insert]_dnQualifier attributes in Distinguished Names, commonName 
> attributes in Distinguished Names, dNSName Subject Alternative Names, 
> iPAddress Subject Alternative Names, or SRVName Subject Alternative 
> Names_[/insert]."
> In Section Subject Distinguished Name Fields, re-letter "j" 
> (Other Subject Attributes) as letter "k" and INSERT a new subsection 
> j. that reads:
> j. Certificate Field: subject:dnQualifier
>   * Optional. Contents: This field is intended to be used when several
>     certificates with the same subject can be partitioned into sets of
>     related certificates. Each related certificate set MAY have the
>     same dnQualifier. The CA may include a dnQualifier attribute with
>     a zero length value to explicitly indicate that the CA makes no
>     assertion about relationship with other certificates with the same
>     subject. The CA MAY set the dnQualifer value to the base64
>     encoding of the SHA1 hash of the subjectAlternativeName extnValue
>     if it wishes to indicate grouping of certificates by alternative
>     name set.
> The procedure for approval of this Final Maintenance Guideline ballot 
> is as follows (exact start and end times may be adjusted to comply 
> with applicable Bylaws and IPR Agreement):
> BALLOT 208 Status: Final Maintenance Guideline Start time (22:00 UTC) 
> End time (22:00 UTC)
> Discussion begins October 12, 2017 22:00 UTC and ends October 19, 2017 
> 22:00 UTC (7 days)
> Vote for approval begins October 19, 2017 22:00 UTC and ends October 
> 26, 2017 22:00 UTC (7 days)
> If vote approves ballot: Review Period (Chair to send Review Notice) 
> (30 days). If Exclusion Notice(s) filed, ballot approval is rescinded 
> and PAG to be created. If no Exclusion Notices filed, ballot becomes 
> effective at end of Review Period. Upon filing of Review Notice by 
> Chair 30 days after filing of Review Notice by Chair
> From Bylaw 2.3: If the Draft Guideline Ballot is proposing a Final 
> Maintenance Guideline, such ballot will include a redline or 
> comparison showing the set of changes from the Final Guideline 
> section(s) intended to become a Final Maintenance Guideline, and need 
> not include a copy of the full set of guidelines. Such redline or 
> comparison shall be made against the Final Guideline section(s) as 
> they exist at the time a ballot is proposed, and need not take into 
> consideration other ballots that may be proposed subsequently, except 
> as provided in Bylaw Section 2.3(j).
> Votes must be cast by posting an on-list reply to this thread on the 
> Public list. A vote in favor of the motion must indicate a clear 'yes' 
> in the response. A vote against must indicate a clear 'no' in the 
> response. A vote to abstain must indicate a clear 'abstain' in the 
> response. Unclear responses will not be counted. The latest vote 
> received from any representative of a voting member before the close 
> of the voting period will be counted. Voting members are listed here: 
> https://cabforum.org/members/
> In order for the motion to be adopted, two thirds or more of the votes 
> cast by members in the CA category and greater than 50% of the votes 
> cast by members in the browser category must be in favor. Quorum is 
> shown on CA/Browser Forum wiki. Under Bylaw 2.2(g), at least the 
> required quorum number must participate in the ballot for the ballot 
> to be valid, either by voting in favor, voting against, or abstaining.
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