[cabfpub] [EXTERNAL] Require commonName in Root and Intermediate Certificates ballot draft

Gervase Markham gerv at mozilla.org
Mon Apr 3 11:13:33 MST 2017


On 28/03/17 16:21, Ben Wilson via Public wrote:
> I agree with Bruce.  There are instances where a new subCA certificate
> is issued  for the same key pair but with a different serial number and
> different validity dates, etc.  I would replace “certificate” with
> “subject” and in front of “certificates” I would insert “subjects
> issued” so that it reads “This field MUST be present and the contents
> MUST be an identifier for the subject of the certificate which is unique
> across all subjects issued certificates by the issuing certificate.”

"which is unique across all subjects issued certificates" doesn't quite
parse as English... Is that exactly what you intended?

Gerv


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