[cabfpub] [Servercert-wg] Ballot SC9 v4 – Establish the Validation Subcommittee of the SCWG

Dimitris Zacharopoulos jimmy at it.auth.gr
Thu Sep 27 00:01:40 MST 2018


HARICA votes "yes" to ballot SC9 v4.


Dimitris.

On 19/9/2018 6:48 μμ, Wayne Thayer via Servercert-wg wrote:
> Here is an updated version of this ballot that will allow the 
> Validation WG to continue as a Subcommittee after the October 3rd 
> sunset for Legacy Working Groups that is built into our new bylaws. I 
> have attempted to incorporate the feedback received on Kirk's earlier 
> versions of the ballot into this version. Note that v3 of this ballot 
> was never circulated.
>
> I am beginning the discussion period for this ballot immediately in 
> hopes that we can get this passed 2 weeks from today and avoid any 
> temporary gap in which the Validation Subcommittee does not formally 
> exist. I would appreciate it if you would review this ASAP and provide 
> any feedback that might require us to restart the discussion period.
>
> =================
> Purpose of Ballot
>
> The Validation Working Group of the CA/Browser Forum will expire on 
> October 3, 2018 under the provisions of the new Bylaws adopted in 
> Ballot 206.  The Server Certificate Working Group wishes to establish 
> a Validation Subcommittee pursuant to the provisions of Bylaws Section 
> 5.3.1(e). This ballot is based on the language in Ballot 143 which was 
> approved by the Forum Members for formally establishing the legacy 
> Validation Working Group in 2015: 
> https://www.cabforum.org/wiki/143%20-%20Formalization%20of%20validation%20working%20group
>
> The following motion has been proposed by Wayne Thayer of Mozilla and 
> endorsed by Tim Hollebeek of DigiCert and Dimitris Zacharopoulos of 
> HARICA.
>
> --- MOTION BEGINS ---
>
> The Server Certificate Working Group hereby establishes the Validation 
> Subcommittee as an official Subcommittee of the Server Certificate 
> Working Group (SCWG).
>
> * Mission: To improve the information validation practices encoded in 
> the guidelines maintained by the SCWG.
>
> * End Date: This Subcommittee shall continue until such time as it is 
> dissolved by a ballot of the SCWG.
>
> * Initial Chair: Tim Hollebeek shall be the initial Chair of the 
> Validation Subcommittee.  The Subcommittee may change its Chair and 
> may choose and change a Vice Chair from time to time by consensus of 
> the Members participating in the Subcommittee.
>
> * Scope: The scope of this Subcommittee is to address issues arising 
> under adopted CA/Browser Forum guidelines and requirements related to 
> the validation of certificate information and the inclusion of 
> information in certificates.  The Subcommittee will consider all 
> matters relating to the validation and inclusion of information in 
> certificates under adopted CA/Browser Forum guidelines and requirements.
>
> * Deliverables: Ballots recommending improvements related to the 
> matters that are within the scope of this Subcommittee.
>
> Participation: Any member of the SCWG is eligible and may declare 
> their participation in the Validation Subcommittee by requesting to be 
> added to the mailing list.
>
> Communication:  Subcommittee communications and documents shall be 
> posted on mailing lists where the mail-archives are publicly 
> accessible. The Subcommittee shall publish minutes of its meetings.
>
> * Effect of SCWG Charter or Forum Bylaws Amendment for Subcommittees: 
> In the event the SCWG Charter or the CA/Browser Forum Bylaws is 
> amended to add general rules governing Chartered Working Group 
> Subcommittees and how they operate (“General Rules”), the provisions 
> of the General Rules shall take precedence over this charter.
>
> --- MOTION ENDS ---
>
> The procedure for approval of this ballot is as follows:
>
> Discussion (7 days)
> Start Time: 2018-09-19, 16:00 UTC
> End Time: 2018-09-26, 16:00 UTC
>
> Vote for approval (7 days)
> Start Time: 2018-09-26, 16:00 UTC
> End Time: 2018-10-03, 16:00 UTC
>
> ================
> Additional Information (not part of ballot)
>
> * Ballot 143 – Formalization of Validation Working Group (approved Feb 
> 2015)
> https://www.cabforum.org/wiki/143%20-%20Formalization%20of%20validation%20working%20group
>
> The CA-Browser Forum formally establishes the Validation Working Group 
> as an official working group of the CAB Forum, replacing the previous 
> informal EV working group. The scope of this working group is to 
> address issues arising under adopted CAB Forum standards related to 
> the validation of certificate information and the inclusion of 
> information in certificates.
>
> Scope: The Validation Working Group will consider all matters relating 
> to the validation and inclusion of information in certificates under 
> adopted CAB Forum guidelines.
>
> Deliverables: The Working Group shall produce one or more documents 
> offering options to the Forum for validation within the scope defined 
> above.
>
>
> * Bylaws v1.9
>
> 5.3.1 Formation of Chartered Working Groups
> (e) CWGs may establish any number of subcommittees within its own 
> Working Group to address any of such CWG’s business (each, a 
> “Subcommittee”). A CWG-created Subcommittee needs to be approved by 
> the CWG itself according to the approval process set forth in the CWG 
> charter, but approval of the Forum is not necessary.  Subcommittees 
> must exist under an approved CWG.
>
>
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