A Uniform Resource Name (URN) Namespace for Eurosystem Messaging
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IETF                                                        M. Ortseifen
Internet-Draft                                               G. Dickfeld
Intended status: Informational                       Deutsche Bundesbank
Expires: January 3, 2014                                    July 2, 2013

    A Uniform Resource Name (URN) Namespace for Eurosystem Messaging
                draft-bundesbank-eurosystem-namespace-01

Abstract

   This document defines and registers with IANA a Uniform Resource Name
   (URN) namespace that is managed by Deutsche Bundesbank (member of
   ESCB) for usage within messages standardized by the Eurosystem.

Discussion

   This draft version seeks informal critique and comments.  Comments
   should be sent to the document editors at the 'role' email address
   given in the Authors Section; copies are encouraged to be sent to the
   urn-nid@ietf.org mailing list.

   It is intended to prepare one more draft version based on feedback
   received to this one, before entering the formal urn-nid review
   process as specified in RFC 3406.

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Table of Contents

   1.  Introduction  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
   2.  Namespace Considerations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
   3.  Community Considerations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
   4.  Registration Template for the Eurosystem URN Namespace  . . . . 4
   5.  Example . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6
   6.  Security Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7
   7.  IANA Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7
     7.1.  Registration of Formal URN Namespace 'eurosystem' . . . . . 7
   8.  Acknowledgements  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7
   9.  References  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7
     9.1.  Normative References  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7
     9.2.  Informative References  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7

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1.  Introduction

   The European System of Central Banks (ESCB) is composed of the
   European Central Bank (ECB) [ECB] and the national central banks
   (NCBs) of all 27 EU Member States (Article 107.01 of the Treaty) --
   whether they have adopted the Euro currency or not.  One central bank
   belonging to the ESCB is Deutsche Bundesbank [DBBK], which, for the
   purpose of this document, is acting on behalf of the ESCB.  The term
   Eurosystem is used to refer to the entity composed of the ECB and the
   NCBs of those member states that have adopted the Euro currency.  For
   further information on the tasks of the ESCB and the Eurosystem,
   please refer to the ECB web site ([ECB], [ESCB], [Eurosystem]).

   The ESCB provides the market infrastructures TARGET2 (Trans-European
   Automated Realtime Gross settlement Express Transfer) system, which
   is an interbank payment system for the real-time processing of cross-
   border transfers throughout the European Union.  In addition, the
   ESCB is currently implementing TARGET2-Securities, a future
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