[cabf_validation] Simpler language for

Ryan Sleevi sleevi at google.com
Sun May 13 18:37:14 MST 2018

Could you give a sense of what was found confusing, so as to help spark
possible ideas?

Simplification isn't necessarily a good goal - simplification hides
necessary complexity - but making it more understandable is reasonable.

This requirement seems very similar to other forms of technical
requirements in the BRs, so was there anything particular that stood out?

On Sun, May 13, 2018 at 1:02 AM, Dimitris Zacharopoulos via Validation <
validation at cabforum.org> wrote:

> My team was going over the first paragraph of that says:
> "Confirming the Applicant's control over the requested FQDN by confirming
> the presence of a Request Token or Random Value contained in the content of
> a file or on a web page in the form of a meta tag one of the following
> under the "/.well‐known/pki‐validation" directory, or another path
> registered with IANA for the purpose of Domain Validation, on the
> Authorization Domain Name that is accessible by HARICA via HTTP/HTTPS over
> an Authorized Port."
> and had a very hard reading and understanding the requirement. This
> 6-liner sentence is very hard to read, especially for a non-native English
> speaker and probably needs some language improvement. Could the working
> group please spend some time and try to make it a little more simple?
> Thank you,
> Dimitris.
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