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RFC 6487, "A Profile for X.509 PKIX Resource Certificates", February 2012

Source of RFC: sidr (rtg)

Errata ID: 5191
Status: Held for Document Update
Type: Editorial
Publication Format(s) : TEXT

Reported By: Nikolai Malykh
Date Reported: 2017-11-28
Held for Document Update by: Alvaro Retana
Date Held: 2017-12-01

Section 8 says:

            (The issuing CA may wish to be able to extract the database
            key or subscriber ID from the commonName.  Since only the
            issuing CA would need to be able to parse the commonName,
            the database key and the source of entropy (e.g., a UUID)
            could be separated in any way that the CA wants, as long as
            it conforms to the rules for PrintableString.  The separator




Huston, et al.               Standards Track                   [Page 21]

RFC 6487              Resource Certificate Profile         February 2012


            could be a space character, parenthesis, hyphen, slash,
            question mark, etc.

It should say:

            (The issuing CA may wish to be able to extract the database
            key or subscriber ID from the commonName.  Since only the
            issuing CA would need to be able to parse the commonName,
            the database key and the source of entropy (e.g., a UUID)
            could be separated in any way that the CA wants, as long as
            it conforms to the rules for PrintableString.  The separator




Huston, et al.               Standards Track                   [Page 21]

RFC 6487              Resource Certificate Profile         February 2012


            could be a space character, parenthesis, hyphen, slash,
            question mark, etc).

Notes:

The closing parenthesis is missing.

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