2023-08-31 Minutes of the Server Certificate Working Group


Aaron Gable – (Let’s Encrypt), Aaron Poulsen – (Amazon), Abhishek Bhat – (eMudhra), Ben Wilson – (Mozilla), Bilal Ashraf – (SSL.com), Brianca Martin – (Amazon), Bruce Morton – (Entrust), Chad Ehlers – (IdenTrust), Chris Clements – (Google), Clint Wilson – (Apple), Corey Bonnell – (DigiCert), Daryn Wright – (GoDaddy), Dimitris Zacharopoulos – (HARICA), Doug Beattie – (GlobalSign), Dustin Hollenback – (Microsoft), Enrico Entschew – (D-TRUST), Fumi Yoneda – (Japan Registry Services), Inaba Atsushi – (GlobalSign), Inigo Barreira – (Sectigo), Joanna Fox – (TrustCor Systems), Johnny Reading – (GoDaddy), Jos Purvis – (Fastly), Li-Chun Chen – (Chunghwa Telecom), Lynn Jeun – (Visa), Marcelo Silva – (Visa), Martijn Katerbarg – (Sectigo), Michelle Coon – (OATI), Mrugesh Chandarana – (IdenTrust), Nargis Mannan – (VikingCloud), Nate Smith – (GoDaddy), Nicol So – (CommScope), Nome Huang – (TrustAsia Technologies, Inc.), Paul van Brouwershaven – (Entrust), Peter Miskovic – (Disig), Rebecca Kelley – (Apple), Rollin Yu – (TrustAsia Technologies, Inc.), Roman Fischer – (SwissSign), Ryan Dickson – (Google), Scott Rea – (eMudhra), Stephen Davidson – (DigiCert), Tadahiko Ito – (SECOM Trust Systems), Tobias Josefowitz – (Opera Software AS), Wayne Thayer – (Fastly), Wendy Brown – (US Federal PKI Management Authority), Yoshihiko Matsuo – (Japan Registry Services), Yoshiro Yoneya – (Japan Registry Services).


  1. Roll Call
  2. Note-well: Dimitris read the note-well.
  3. Review of Agenda

There were no changes to the agenda.

  1. Actions
    • August 3rd meeting minutes approved.
    • Email sent to the Server Certificate Working Group; Ben Wilson is seeking 2 endorsers.
    • Discussion about certificate consumer involvement and a 6-month probationary period for new members.
    • Ben Wilson clarified that subcommittees and attendance requirements.
    • Membership request from SSL Network by Daniel Cooper.
    • 81 open issues on GitHub; owners requested to review.
    • Discussion on clarifying CA Subscribers, eliminating terms of use, and replacing with a subscriber agreement.
    • Clarification of “Specified Above” in section 6.2.
    • IP validation via ACME to be replaced with an actual RFP.
    • Discussion on missing section 7.1.5 in BR V2.0.0.
    • Discussion on fixing links in and standardizing format and style in CABF documents.
    • Discussion on clarifying maximum DCV and removing specific versions in references.
  1. Any Other Business

No other business.

  1. Next Meeting – September 14, 2023
  2. Adjourned

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