Electronic Commerce Modeling Language (ECML) Version 2 Specification
RFC 4112

Approval announcement
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From: The IESG <iesg-secretary@ietf.org>
To: IETF-Announce <ietf-announce@ietf.org>
Cc: Internet Architecture Board <iab@iab.org>,
    RFC Editor <rfc-editor@rfc-editor.org>, 
    trade mailing list <ietf-trade@lists.eListX.com>, 
    trade chair <trade-chairs@tools.ietf.org>
Subject: Protocol Action: 'Electronic Commerce Modeling Language 
         (ECML):Version 2 Specification' to Proposed Standard 

The IESG has approved the following document:

- 'Electronic Commerce Modeling Language (ECML):Version 2 Specification '
   <draft-ietf-trade-ecml2-spec-14.txt> as a Proposed Standard

This document is the product of the Internet Open Trading Protocol 
Working Group. 

The IESG contact persons are Scott Hollenbeck and Lisa Dusseault.

A URL of this Internet-Draft is:
http://www.ietf.org/internet-drafts/draft-ietf-trade-ecml2-spec-14.txt

Technical Summary

Electronic commerce frequently requires a substantial exchange of
information in order to complete a purchase or other transaction,
especially the first time the parties communicate. A standard set of
hierarchically organized payment related information fields in an XML
syntax are defined as the second version of an Electronic Commerce
Modeling Language (ECML) so that this task can be more easily
automated, for example by wallet software.

Working Group Summary

This specification is a product of the TRADE working group.

Protocol Quality

Ned Freed and Scott Hollenbeck reviewed the specification for
the IESG.