[cabf_validation] Omitting the O field in IV certificates
Moudrick M. Dadashov
md at ssc.lt
Thu Oct 22 08:31:37 MST 2015
Do you think it makes sense to harmonize the Subject info with ETSI EN
On 10/22/2015 6:23 PM, Ben Wilson wrote:
> On today’s call we discussed the need to modify the BRs to allow CAs
> to omit the O field when an individual’s name appears in the certificate.
> Does anyone want to draft a ballot to amend section 22.214.171.124 of the
> BRs, or is one already drafted?
> Subsection b. should be modified. It states, “Because Subject name
> attributes for individuals (e.g. givenName (126.96.36.199) and surname
> (188.8.131.52)) are not broadly supported by application software, the CA
> MAY use the subject:organizationName field to convey a natural person
> Subject’s name or DBA.”
> Is subsection a. the place to add a provision that allows first names
> / given names and last names /surnames in the Common Name field? Or
> do two new separate fields need to be designated?
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