[cabfpub] Pre-Ballot 206 - Amendment to IPR Policy & Bylaws re Working Group Formation

Wayne Thayer wthayer at mozilla.com
Tue Jan 16 16:31:59 UTC 2018

On Mon, Jan 15, 2018 at 7:56 AM, Tim Hollebeek <tim.hollebeek at digicert.com>

> What are we going to do about continuity of existing working groups (old
> terminology, not new)?  Is it necessary for the Server Certificate Working
> Group Charter to say anything about sub-working groups (I wish we hadn't
> used the existing term "working group" to mean something new, it is going
> to be very confusing).
> Section 5.3.4 states that "legacy" working groups can be terminated
immediately or must be rechartered within 6 months.

There is no such thing as a "sub-working group" under the new bylaws. I
think this means that there is no mechanism for an existing WG like
Validation or Network Security to bring a proposal to the Server
Certificate WG for discussion and voting?
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