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: March 15, 2014                               September 11, 2013

    A Uniform Resource Name (URN) Namespace for Eurosystem Messaging
                draft-bundesbank-eurosystem-namespace-02

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 is submitted for formal urn-nid Expert Review
   according to the procedures specified in RFC 3406 for a Formal NID
   application.

   Comments should be sent to the urn-nid@ietf.org mailing list and
   copied to the document editors at the 'role' email address given in
   the Authors Section.

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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
   securities settlement platform that offers a new, harmonized and
   centralized method of settling securities in central bank money.  The
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