[Smcwg-public] SMC03: Corrections and clarifications for “S/MIME Baseline Requirements”

Zurina Zolkaffly zurina at msctrustgate.com
Tue Jul 11 07:30:49 UTC 2023

MSC Trustgate.com votes "Yes" to Ballot SMC-003.


From: Smcwg-public <smcwg-public-bounces at cabforum.org> On Behalf Of Stephen
Davidson via Smcwg-public
Sent: Monday, June 26, 2023 11:33 PM
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Subject: [Smcwg-public] SMC03: Corrections and clarifications for "S/MIME
Baseline Requirements"


SMC03: Corrections and clarifications for "S/MIME Baseline Requirements" 


Purpose of Ballot:


The ballot proposes text to clarify certain sections and to make corrections
in other sections of v1.0.0 of the S/MIME Baseline Requirements.  The
affected sections include:


*	Transition for Extant S/MIME CAs in Definitions,, and
Appendix B
*	Clarification of Enterprise RA capabilities in
*	Updated Mailbox Address definition in 1.3.3
*	Updated Pseudonym reference in 3.1.1, 3.1.3, (a), and
*	Enterprise RA reference clarifications in 3.2.4, (6), and
*	Cleaning up of numbering in
*	Addition of keyUsages for EdDSA Certificates in (e)
*	Clarification of LEI in (l)
*	Clarification of ISO code in organizationIdentifier in (a)
*	Clarification of ETSI audit requirements in 8.4
*	Minor text corrections


The following motion has been proposed by Stephen Davidson of DigiCert and
endorsed by Martijn Katerbarg of Sectigo and Christophe Bonjean of




This ballot modifies the "Baseline Requirements for the Issuance and
Management of Publicly-Trusted S/MIME Certificates" ("S/MIME Baseline
Requirements") resulting in Version 1.0.1.


The proposed modifications to the S/MIME Baseline Requirements may be found


The SMCWG Chair or Vice-Chair is permitted to update the Relevant Dates and
Version Number of the S/MIME Baseline Requirements to reflect final dates.




This ballot proposes a Final Maintenance Guideline. The procedure for
approval of this ballot is as follows:


Discussion (9 days)

Start Time: 26 June 2023 17:00 UTC

End Time: 5 July 2023 17:00 UTC


Vote for approval (7 days)

Start Time: 5 July 2023 17:00 UTC

End Time: 12 July 2023 17:00 UTC


IPR Review (30 days

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