Ballot 16- Unverified Content (Failed)
Stephen Davidson made the following motion, and Bruce Morton and Nick Hales endorsed it:
The Guidelines should be amended by the following erratum.
“Insert the following new item in Section 6, EV Certificate Content Requirements.
(b) Other Subject Organization Information
EV Certificates SHALL NOT contain fields other than those defined in these Guidelines. Allowed EV Certificate fields SHALL NOT contain values other than those defined in these Guidelines. Notwithstanding the foregoing, organizationUnitName (OID 126.96.36.199) attributes MAY be included in the Subject field. The Guidelines do not place constraints on the values assigned to these OU attributes, however, the CA MUST ensure, using industry best practices, that these OU attributes are not misleading to the Relying Party.”
The ballot review period comes into effect at 1700 EDT on (Friday) 11 July 2008, and will close at 1700EDT on (Friday) 18 July 2008. Unless the motion is withdrawn during the review period, the voting period will start immediately thereafter and will close at 1700 EDT on (Friday) 25 July 2008.
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