1. Technical Summary
This document describes the format of a mark and a digitally signed mark
used by trademark holders for registering domain names during the
sunrise phase of generic Top Level Domains (gTLDs).
Ning Kong is the Document Shepherd. Barry Leiba is the responsible Area
2. Review and Consensus
This document received the WG's attention and some comments throughout
the life of the WG. One of the major comments is that this document
should include the EPP extension registration in the section of IANA
consideration. Another one is some recommended signing algorithms should
be mentioned in the security section. None of the consensuses were
tough to reach. Thus there is no disagreement about this document.
The Document Shepherd did a thorough editorial and technical review of
the document, and resolved any issues brought up during WGLC. The
Document Shepherd does not have any concerns about the depth or breath
of the reviews. This document has also had a number of discussions in
tmch-tech working group of ICANN. Some SMD file tests were carried out
during discussion and full examples are listed in the document. The
document has support of the WG. There are at least four known
implementations of production level and one implementation in test.
The document authors have confirmed conformance with BCP 78 and BCP 79.
There is no known IPR related to this document.