[cabfpub] Voting has started on Ballot SC9 – Establish the Validation Subcommittee of the SCWG

Wayne Thayer wthayer at mozilla.com
Wed Sep 26 21:36:02 UTC 2018

Mozilla votes Yes on Ballot SC9 v4.

- Wayne

On Wed, Sep 26, 2018 at 11:04 AM Kirk Hall via Public <public at cabforum.org>

> Voting has started on this ballot, and will end on October 3 at 16:00 UTC
> *From:* Servercert-wg [mailto:servercert-wg-bounces at cabforum.org] *On
> Behalf Of *Wayne Thayer via Servercert-wg
> *Sent:* Wednesday, September 19, 2018 8:49 AM
> *To:* CA/B Forum Server Certificate WG Public Discussion List <
> servercert-wg at cabforum.org>
> *Subject:* [EXTERNAL][Servercert-wg] Ballot SC9 v4 – Establish the
> Validation Subcommittee of the SCWG
> 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.
> 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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