[Servercert-wg] Ballot SC25: Define New HTTP Domain Validation Methods v2

Doug Beattie doug.beattie at globalsign.com
Wed Jan 22 12:51:01 MST 2020

This is just a reminder that this ballot is in the formal review period
which will end no sooner than Friday, 24-January 2020 09:00 Eastern.


-----Original Message-----
From: Doug Beattie 
Sent: Friday, January 17, 2020 8:21 AM
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Subject: Ballot SC25: Define New HTTP Domain Validation Methods v2

This ballot version has the following changes since the last published
  - This is being sent to the correct email list for review and voting
(servercert-wg at cabforum.org vs.  validation at cabforum.org )
  - The GitHub link is properly formatted with hashes so that no changes can
be made to this comparison
   - I made couple of small editorial updates in new text

Purpose of Ballot:  

This ballot sets a sunset date for the current Method 6 and defines two new
Domain Validation methods. One is intended to replace Method 6 (Agreed-Upon
Change to Website) and the other that describes the ACME HTTP method defined
in section 8.3 of RFC 8555.

The following motion has been proposed by Doug Beattie of GlobalSign and
endorsed  by Jacob Hoffman-Andrews of Lets Encrypt and Bruce Morton of


This ballot modifies the "Baseline Requirements for the Issuance and
Management of Publicly-Trusted Certificates" as defined in the following
redline, based on Version 1.6.7:



This ballot proposes a Final Maintenance Guideline.

The procedure for approval of this ballot is as follows:

Discussion (7+ days)

Start Time: 17-January 2020 09:00 Eastern

End Time: Not before 24-January 2020 09:00 Eastern

Vote for approval (7 days)

Start Time: TBD

End Time: TBD

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