ISO 7812/7816 Numbers and the Domain Name System (DNS)
draft-eastlake-card-map-08

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This Internet-Draft is no longer active. A copy of the expired Internet-Draft can be found at
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Abstract

There are a variety of servers, web pages, and the like, which holders of ISO 7812 financial transaction identification card (i.e., credit/debit card) numbers and ISO 7816 smart card or related numbers may need to locate on the Internet. For example, some systems assume a smart card holder can contact the issuer of a smart card application for maintenance and update functions and the payment protocols may assume that a card holder can locate the appropriate certification authority to obtain a card holder certificate. This document specifies a method using the DNS as an important element in locating card related facilities on the Internet by mapping ISO 7812 and ISO 7816 number systems into domain names.

Authors

Donald Eastlake (dee3@us.ibm.com)

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