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INTERNET DRAFT                                    Donald E. Eastlake 3rd
                                                   Motorola Laboratories
Expires October 2004                                          April 2004

             Electronic Commerce Modeling Language (ECML):
                        Version 2 Specification

Status of this Memo

   This draft is intended to become an Informational RFC.  Distribution
   of this document is unlimited. Comments should be sent to the author
   or the IETF TRADE working group <ietf-trade@lists.elistx.com>.

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   Copyright (C) 2004, The Internet Society. All Rights Reserved.


   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 field names in
   an XML syntax are defined so that this task can be more easily
   automated. This is the second version of an Electronic Commerce
   Modeling Language (ECML) and is intended to meeting the requirements
   of RFC 3505.

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   The following, listed is alphabetic order, have contributed to the
   material herein:

   Ray Bellis, Jon Parsons, James J. Peter, Lauri Piikivi, David

Table of Contents

      Status of this Memo........................................1

      Table of Contents..........................................2

      1. Introduction............................................3
      1.2 History and Relationship to Other Standards............3
      2. Field Definitions and DTD...............................4
      2.1 Field List and Descriptions............................4
      2.1.1 The Field List.......................................4
      2.1.2 Field Foot Notes.....................................8
      2.2 ECML v2 XML DTD.......................................12

      3. Usage Notes for ECML v2................................18
      3.1 Presentation of the Fields............................18
      3.2 Methods and Flow of Setting the Fields................18
      4. Security and Privacy Considerations....................19
      5. IANA Considerations....................................20
      5.1 ECML Template.........................................20
      5.2 Subregistration of v2.0...............................21

      Normative References......................................22
      Informative References....................................23

      Appendix: Changes from v1.1 to v2.........................25

      Full Copyright Statement..................................26

      Intellectual Property Rights..............................27
      Author's Address..........................................27
      File name and Expiration..................................27

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1. Introduction

   Numerous parties are successfully conducting business on the Internet
   using ad hoc fields and forms. The data formats and structure can
   vary considerably from one party to another. Where forms are filled
   out manually, many users find the diversity confusing and the process
   of manually filling in these forms to be tedious and error prone.

   Software tools including electronic wallets can help this situation.
   Such tools can assist in conducting online transactions by storing
   billing, shipping, payment, preference, and similar information and
   using this information to automatically complete the data sets
   required by interactions. For example, software that fills out forms
   has been successfully built into browsers, as proxy servers, as
   helper applications to browsers, as stand-alone applications, as
   browser plug-ins, and as server-based applications. But the
   proliferation of more automated transactions software has been
   hampered by the lack of standards.

   ECML (Electronic Commerce Modeling Language) provides a set of
   hierarchical payment oriented data structures that will enable
   automated software, including electronic wallets, from multiple
   vendors to supply and query for needed data in a more uniform manner.

   Version 2.0 extends Version 1.0 [RFC 2706] and 1.1 [RFC 3106] as
   described in the Appendix to this document. These enhancements
   include support for additional payment mechanisms and transaction
   information and use of XML as the exemplar syntax.

   Likely uses for ECML v2 are consumer payment information input and
   business-to-business transactions. The first is still likely to occur
   through HTML forms. The second is more likely to use XML documents.

   ECML is designed to provide a simple baseline useful in a variety of

1.2 History and Relationship to Other Standards

   The ECML fields were initially derived from the W3C P3P base data
   schema [P3P BASE] by the ECML Alliance as described in [RFC 2706,
   3106]. Technical development and change control of ECML was then
   transferred to the IETF. In version 2, ECML is extended by the fields
   in a W3C P3P Note related to eCommerce [P3P ECOM], by [ISO 8583], and
   other sources. Its primary form is an XML syntax.

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2. Field Definitions and DTD

   The ECML Standard is the definition and naming of a hierarchically
   structured set of fields and the provision of an optional XML syntax
   for their transmission. These fields can also be encoded in other
   syntaxes.  Regardless of the encoding used, they can be transmitted
   via a variety of protocols.

   Section 2.1 below lists and describes the fields and Section 2.2
   provides an XML DTD for use with the fields.

   To conform to this standard, field names must be structured and named
   as closely to the structure and naming listed below as practical
   given the syntax and transaction protocol in use. (NOTE: this does
   not impose any restriction on human visible labeling of fields, just
   on their name or names as used in on-the-wire communication.)

2.1 Field List and Descriptions

   The fields are listed below. along with the minimum data entry size
   to allow. Implementations are permitted to allow larger data sizes,
   where that makes sense, and for some application will need to allow
   for larger data sizes.

   Note that these fields are hierarchically organized as indicated in
   this table by the embedded underscore ("_") characters. Appropriate
   data transmission mechanisms may use this to request and send
   aggregates, such as Ecom_Payment_Card_ExpDate to encompass all the
   date components or Ecom_ShipTo to encompass all the ship to address
   components that a consumer is willing to provide. The labeling,
   marshalling, unmarshalling of the components of such aggregates
   depends on the data transfer protocol used. The recommended syntax is
   XML as specified in Section 2.2.

2.1.1 The Field List

   The table below is the ECMLv2 field list.

   The NAME column gives the structured string name of each field as
   explained above.  The MIN column below is the minimum data size the
   MUST be allowed for data entry. It is NOT the minimum size for valid
   contents of the field and merchant software should, in most cases, be
   prepared to receive a longer or shorter value. Merchant dealing with
   areas where, for example, the state/province name or phone number is
   longer than the MIN given below must obviously permit longer data
   entry. In some cases, however, there is a maximum size that makes

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   sense and where this is the case, it is usually documented in a Note
   for the field.

   The following fields are typically used to communicate from the
   customer to the merchant:

   FIELD                       NAME                         Min  Notes

ship to title             Ecom_ShipTo_Postal_Name_Prefix       4  ( 1)
ship to first name        Ecom_ShipTo_Postal_Name_First       15  (54)
ship to middle name       Ecom_ShipTo_Postal_Name_Middle      15  ( 2)
ship to last name         Ecom_ShipTo_Postal_Name_Last        15  (54)
ship to name suffix       Ecom_ShipTo_Postal_Name_Suffix       4  ( 3)
ship to company name      Ecom_ShipTo_Postal_Company          20
ship to street line1      Ecom_ShipTo_Postal_Street_Line1     20  ( 4)
ship to street line2      Ecom_ShipTo_Postal_Street_Line2     20  ( 4)
ship to street line3      Ecom_ShipTo_Postal_Street_Line3     20  ( 4)
ship to city              Ecom_ShipTo_Postal_City             22
ship to state/province    Ecom_ShipTo_Postal_StateProv         2  ( 5)
ship to zip/postal code   Ecom_ShipTo_Postal_PostalCode       14  ( 6)
ship to country           Ecom_ShipTo_Postal_CountryCode       2  ( 7)
ship to phone             Ecom_ShipTo_Telecom_Phone_Number    10  ( 8)
ship to email             Ecom_ShipTo_Online_Email            40  ( 9)

bill to title             Ecom_BillTo_Postal_Name_Prefix       4  ( 1)
bill to first name        Ecom_BillTo_Postal_Name_First       15  (54)
bill to middle name       Ecom_BillTo_Postal_Name_Middle      15  ( 2)
bill to last name         Ecom_BillTo_Postal_Name_Last        15  (54)
bill to name suffix       Ecom_BillTo_Postal_Name_Suffix       4  ( 3)
bill to company name      Ecom_BillTo_Postal_Company          20
bill to street line1      Ecom_BillTo_Postal_Street_Line1     20  ( 4)
bill to street line2      Ecom_BillTo_Postal_Street_Line2     20  ( 4)
bill to street line3      Ecom_BillTo_Postal_Street_Line3     20  ( 4)
bill to city              Ecom_BillTo_Postal_City             22
bill to state/province    Ecom_BillTo_Postal_StateProv         2  ( 5)
bill to zip/postal code   Ecom_BillTo_Postal_PostalCode       14  ( 6)
bill to country           Ecom_BillTo_Postal_CountryCode       2  ( 7)
bill to phone             Ecom_BillTo_Telecom_Phone_Number    10  ( 8)
bill to email             Ecom_BillTo_Online_Email            40  ( 9)

receipt to                                                        (32)
receipt to title          Ecom_ReceiptTo_Postal_Name_Prefix    4  ( 1)
receipt to first name     Ecom_ReceiptTo_Postal_Name_First    15  (54)
receipt to middle name    Ecom_ReceiptTo_Postal_Name_Middle   15  ( 2)
receipt to last name      Ecom_ReceiptTo_Postal_Name_Last     15  (54)
receipt to name suffix    Ecom_ReceiptTo_Postal_Name_Suffix    4  ( 3)
receipt to company name   Ecom_ReceiptTo_Postal_Company       20
receipt to street line1   Ecom_ReceiptTo_Postal_Street_Line1  20  ( 4)
receipt to street line2   Ecom_ReceiptTo_Postal_Street_Line2  20  ( 4)
receipt to street line3   Ecom_ReceiptTo_Postal_Street_Line3  20  ( 4)

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receipt to city           Ecom_ReceiptTo_Postal_City          22
receipt to state/province Ecom_ReceiptTo_Postal_StateProv      2  ( 5)
receipt to postal code    Ecom_ReceiptTo_Postal_PostalCode    14  ( 6)
receipt to country        Ecom_ReceiptTo_Postal_CountryCode    2  ( 7)
receipt to phone          Ecom_ReceiptTo_Telecom_Phone_Number 10  ( 8)
receipt to email          Ecom_ReceiptTo_Online_Email         40  ( 9)

name on card              Ecom_Payment_Card_Name              30  (10)

card type                 Ecom_Payment_Card_Type               4  (11)
card number               Ecom_Payment_Card_Number            19  (12)
card verification value   Ecom_Payment_Card_Verification       4  (13)
card issuer number        Ecom_Payment_Card_IssueNumber        2  (53)

card expire date day      Ecom_Payment_Card_ExpDate_Day        2  (14)
card expire date month    Ecom_Payment_Card_ExpDate_Month      2  (15)
card expire date year     Ecom_Payment_Card_ExpDate_Year       4  (16)
card valid date day       Ecom_Payment_Card_ValidFrom_Day      2  (14)
card valid date month     Ecom_Payment_Card_ValidFrom_Month    2  (15)
card valid date year      Ecom_Payment_Card_ValidFrom_Year     4  (16)

card protocols            Ecom_Payment_Card_Protocol          20  (17)

loyalty card name         Ecom_Loyalty_Card_Name              30  (10)
loyalty card type         Ecom_Loyalty_Card_Type              20  (52)
loyalty card number       Ecom_Loyalty_Card_Number            40  (34)
loyalty card verification Ecom_Loyalty_Card_Verification       4  (13)
loyalty card expire day   Ecom_Loyalty_Card_ExpDate_Day        2  (14)
loyalty card expire month Ecom_Loyalty_Card_ExpDate_Month      2  (15)
loyalty card expire year  Ecom_Loyalty_Card_ExpDate_Year       2  (16)
loyalty card valid day    Ecom_Loyalty_Card_ValidFrom_Day      2  (14)
loyalty card valid month  Ecom_Loyalty_Card_ValidFrom_Month    2  (15)
loyalty card valid year   Ecom_Loyalty_Card_ValidFrom_Year     4  (16)

consumer order ID         Ecom_ConsumerOrderID                20  (18)

user ID                   Ecom_User_ID                        40  (19)
user password             Ecom_User_Password                  20  (19)
user certificate          Ecom_User_Certificate_URL          128  (35)
user data country         Ecom_UserData_Country                2  ( 7)
user data language        Ecom_UserData_Language              30  (33)

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user data gender          Ecom_UserData_Gender                 1  (36)
user data birth day       Ecom_UserData_BirthDate_Day          2  (14)
user data birth month     Ecom_UserData_BirthDate_Month        2  (15)
user data birth year      Ecom_UserData_BirthDate_Year         4  (16)
user data preferences     Ecom_UserData_Preferences           60  (34)

schema version            Ecom_SchemaVersion                  30  (20)

wallet id                 Ecom_WalletID                       40  (21)
wallet URL                Ecom_Wallet_Location               128  (35)

customer device ID        Ecom_Device_ID                      20  (37)
customer device type      Ecom_Device_Type                    20  (38)

end transaction flag      Ecom_TransactionComplete             -  (22)

  The following fields are typically used to communicate from the
  merchant to the consumer:

   FIELD                       NAME                         Min  Notes

merchant home domain      Ecom_Merchant                      128  (23)
processor home domain     Ecom_Processor                     128  (24)
transaction identifier    Ecom_Transaction_ID                128  (25)
transaction URL inquiry   Ecom_Transaction_Inquiry           500  (26)
transaction amount        Ecom_Transaction_Amount            128  (27)
transaction currency      Ecom_Transaction_CurrencyCode        3  (28)
transaction date          Ecom_Transaction_Date               80  (29)
transaction type          Ecom_Transaction_Type               24  (30)
transaction signature     Ecom_Transaction_Signature         160  (31)

end transaction flag      Ecom_TransactionComplete             -  (22)

  The following fields are used to communicate between the merchant and
  a processor acting for the merchant (such a processor is commonly
  called an acquirer and is frequently a bank):

   FIELD                          NAME                         Min  Notes

merchant identifier         Ecom_Merchant_ID                     8
merchant terminal           Ecom_Merchant_Terminal_ID            8  (39)
merchant terminal data      Ecom_Merchant_Terminal_Data        128
transaction process code    Ecom_Transaction_ProcessingCode      6  (40)
transaction reference       Ecom_Transaction_Reference_ID       12
transaction acquirer        Ecom_Transaction_Acquire_ID         13  (41)
transaction forward         Ecom_Transaction_Forward_ID         13  (42)
transaction trace           Ecom_Transaction_Trace_Audit         6  (43)
transaction effective date  Ecom_Transaction_Effective_Date      4  (44)
transaction CID             Ecom_Transaction_CID                 8

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transaction POS             Ecom_Transaction_POSCode            12  (45)
transaction private use     Ecom_Transaction_PrivateUseData    166
transaction response        Ecom_Transaction_ResponseData       27
transaction approval code   Ecom_Transaction_ApprovalCode       12  (46)
transaction retrieval code  Ecom_Transaction_RetrievalCode     128
transaction response action Ecom_Transaction_ActionCode         13  (47)
transaction reason          Ecom_Transaction_ReasonCode          4
transaction AAV             Ecom_Transaction_AAV                 3
transaction settlement date Ecom_Transaction_Settle_Date         4  (48)
transaction capture date    Ecom_Transaction_Capture_Date        4  (49)
transaction Track 1         Ecom_Transaction_Track1             39  (50)
transaction Track 2         Ecom_Transaction_Track2             39  (51)

2.1.2 Field Foot Notes

   ( 1) For example: Mr., Mrs., Ms., Dr. This field is commonly not used.

   ( 2) May also be used for middle initial.

   ( 3) For example: Ph.D., Jr. (Junior), 3rd, Esq. (Esquire). This field
        is commonly not used.

   ( 4) Address lines must be filled in the order line1, then line2, and
        last line3. Thus, for example, it is an error for line1 to be null if
        lines2 or line3 is not.

   ( 5) 2 characters are the minimum for the US and Canada,
        other countries may require longer fields.
        For the US use 2 character US Postal state abbreviation.

   ( 6) Minimum field lengths for Postal Code will vary based on
        international market served. Use 5 character or 5+4 ZIP for the US
        and 6 character postal code for Canada. The size given, 14, is
        believed to be the maximum required anywhere in the world.

   ( 7) Use [ISO 3166] standard two letter country codes.

   ( 8) 10 digits are the minimum for numbers within the North American
        Numbering Plan (<http://www.nanpa.com>: US, Canada and a number of
        Caribbean and smaller Pacific nations (but not Cuba)), other countries
        may require longer fields. Telephone numbers are complicated by
        differing international access codes, variant punctuation of area/city
        codes within countries, etc. While it is desirable for telephone
        numbers to be in standard international format [E.164], it may be
        necessary to use heuristics or human examination based on the
        telephone number and addresses given to figure out how to actually
        call a customer since may people will enter local formatted numbers without
        area/access codes. It is recommend that an "x" be placed before

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        extension numbers.

   ( 9) For example:  jsmith@example.com

   (10) The name of the cardholder as it appears on the card.

   (11) Case insensitive.
        Use the first 4 letters of the association name (102):

                AMER   American Express
                BANK   Bankcard (Australia)
                DC     DC (Japan)
                DINE   Diners Club
                DISC   Discover
                JCB    JCB
                MAST   Mastercard
                NIKO   Nikos (Japan)
                SAIS   Saison (Japan)
                UC     UC (Japan)
                UCAR   UCard (Taiwan)
                VISA   Visa

   (12) Includes the check digit at end but no spaces or hyphens [ISO
        7812].  The min given, 19, is the longest number permitted under
        the ISO standard.

   (13) An additional cardholder verification number printed on the card
        (but not embossed or recorded on the magnetic stripe) such as
        American Express' CIV, MasterCard's CVC2, and Visa's CVV2

   (14) The day of the month. Values: 1-31. A leading zero is ignored
        so, for example, 07 is valid for the seventh day of the month.

   (15) The month of the year. Jan - 1, Feb - 2, March - 3, etc.;
        Values: 1-12. A leading zero is ignored so, for example, 07 is
        valid for July.

   (16) The value in the wallet cell is always four digits, e.g., 1999,
        2000, 2001, ...

   (17) A space separated list of protocols available in connection with
        the specified card. Initial list of case insensitive tokens:

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        "Set" indicates usable with SET protocol (i.e., is in a SET
        wallet) but does not have a SET certificate [SET]. "Setcert"
        indicates usable with SET and has a set certificate [SET].
        "iotp" indicates the IOTP protocol [RFC 2801] is supported at
        the customer. "echeck" indicates that the eCheck protocol
        [eCheck] is supported at the customer. "simcard" indicates use
        the transaction instrument built into a Cellphone subscriber for
        identification. "phoneid" indicates use for the transaction of a
        billable phone number. "None" indicates that automatic field
        fill is operating but there is no further information.

   (18) A unique order ID generated by the consumer software.

   (19) The user ID and password fields are used in cases where the user
        has a pre-established account with the merchant to which access
        is authenticated by such values.

   (20) URI [RFC 2396]] indicating version of this set of fields.
        Usually a hidden field. Equal to "urn:ietf:params:ecml:v2.0" for
        this version. See Section 5 below.

   (21) A string to identify the source and version of form fill
        software that is acting on behalf of a user. Should contain
        company and/or product name and version. Example "Wallets Inc.,
        SuperFill, v42.7". (101)

   (22) A flag to indicate that this web-page/aggregate is the final one
        for this transaction. (101)

   (23) Merchant domain name [RFC 1034] such as www.merchant.example.

   (24) Domain name [RFC 1034] of the gateway transaction processor that
        is actually accepting the payment on behalf of the merchant such
        as www.processor.example.  (101)

   (25) A Transaction identification string whose format is specific to
        the processor. (101)

   (26) A URL that can be invoked to inquire about the transaction.
        (100) (101)

   (27) The amount of the transaction in ISO currency format [ISO 4217].
        This is two integer numbers with a period in between but no
        other currency marks (such as a $ dollar sign). (101)

   (28) This is the three letter ISO currency code [ISO 4217]. For
        example, for US dollars it is USD. (101)

   (29) ISO Transaction date. (101)

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   (30) The type of the transaction if known.  (101) Currently a value
        from the following list

   (31) A digital signature base64 encoded [RFC 2045]. (101)

   (32) The ReceiptTo fields are used when the BillTo entity, location,
        or address and the ReceiptTo entity, location, or address are
        different. For example, when using some forms of Corporate
        Purchasing Cards or Agent Purchasing Cards, the individual card
        holder would be in the ReceiptTo fields and the corporate or
        other owner would be in the BillTo fields.

   (33) An IETF Language Tag as defined in [RFC 3066].

   (34) User preferences as specified by the merchant. (102)

   (35) Uniform Resource Locator [RFC 2396] for accessing the customer's
        "wallet" software. (100)

   (36) A single capital letter, M=male, F=Female, U=Unknown [ISO 5218].

   (37) An immutable device identification or serial number. (102)

   (38) User understandable device brand name. (102)

   (39) [ISO 8583] field "card acceptor terminal identification".

   (40) [ISO 8583] field "processing code".

   (41) [ISO 8583] field "acquiring institution identification code".

   (42) [ISO 8583] field "forwarding institution identification code".

   (43) [ISO 8583] field "system trace audit field".

   (44) [ISO 8583] field "date effective".

   (45) [ISO 8583] field "point of sale date code".

   (46) [ISO 8583] field "approval code".

   (47) [ISO 8583] field "action code".

   (48) [ISO 8583] field "date settlement".

   (49) [ISO 8583] field "date capture".

   (50) [ISO 8583] field "trace 1 data".

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   (51) [ISO 8583] field "trace 2 data".

   (52) User recognizable loyalty card brand name. (102)

   (53) The card issue number required by the UK based Switch and Solo

   (54) The field names "first_name" and "last_name" have been retained
        for compatibility with earlier versions of ECML.  However,
        "last_name" should be understood to refer to family or inherited
        names(s) while "first_name" is the first given or non-inherited
        name and "middle_name" is the subsequent given or non-inherited
        name or names if any.

   Meta notes (referenced by other notes):

   (100) ECML, being a basic field naming and structuring convention,
         does not impose any particular requirements on these URLs. It
         is to be expected that most applications that make use of ECML
         will impose limitations and performing checking to be sure that
         provided URLs conform to such limitations before attempting to
         invoke them.

   (101) This is a field which, when presented as a web page, is usually

   (102) ASCII [ASCII] character string with no leading or trailing
         white space.


   For internationalization of ECML, use the general XML character
   encoding provisions [XML], which mandate support of UTF-8 and UTF-16
   and permit support of other character sets, and the xml:lang
   attribute which may be used to specify language information.

   <!-- Electronic Commerce Modeling Language v2 -->

   <!ELEMENT Ecom ( #PCDATA | ShipTo | BillTo | ReceiptTo | Payment |
                    Loyalty | User | Merchant | Transaction |
                    TransactionComplete )* >
   <!ATTLIST Ecom
             id        ID         #IMPLIED
             ConsumerOrderID CDATA #IMPLIED
             Merchant  CDATA      #IMPLIED
             Mode      (Query|Assert) #IMPLIED
             Processor CDATA      #IMPLIED
             SchemaVersion "http://ecml.trade.wg.ietf.arpa/version/2.0"

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             WalletID  CDATA      #IMPLIED
             WalletLocation CDATA #IMPLIED >

   <!ELEMENT ShipTo ( #PCDATA | Postal | Telecom | Online )* >
   <!ATTLIST ShipTo
             id        ID         #IMPLIED
             Mode      (Query|Assert) #IMPLIED >

   <!ELEMENT BillTo  ( #PCDATA | Postal | Telecom | Online )* >
   <!ATTLIST BillTo
             id        ID         #IMPLIED
             Mode      (Query|Assert) #IMPLIED >

   <!ELEMENT ReceiptTo ( #PCDATA | Postal | Telecom | Online )* >
   <!ATTLIST ReceiptTo
             id        ID         #IMPLIED
             Mode      (Query|Assert) #IMPLIED >

   <!ELEMENT Postal ( #PCDATA | Name | Company |
                                Street | City | StateProv )* >
   <!ATTLIST Postal
             id        ID         #IMPLIED
             PostalCode NMTOKEN   #IMPLIED
             Mode      (Query|Assert) #IMPLIED
             CountryCode NMTOKEN  #IMPLIED >

   <!ATTLIST Name
             id        ID         #IMPLIED
             Mode      (Query|Assert) #IMPLIED
             Prefix    NMTOKEN    #IMPLIED
             First     NMTOKEN    #IMPLIED
             Middle    NMTOKEN    #IMPLIED
             Last      NMTOKEN    #IMPLIED
             Suffix    NMTOKEN    #IMPLIED >

   <!ELEMENT Street EMPTY >
   <!ATTLIST Street
             id        ID         #IMPLIED
             Mode      (Query|Assert) #IMPLIED
             Line1     CDATA      #REQUIRED
             Line2     CDATA      #IMPLIED
             Line3     CDATA      #IMPLIED >

   <!ELEMENT Company (#PCDATA) >
   <!ATTLIST Company
             Mode      (Query|Assert) #IMPLIED >

   <!ELEMENT City (#PCDATA) >

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   <!ATTLIST City
             Mode      (Query|Assert) #IMPLIED >

   <!ELEMENT StateProv (#PCDATA) >
   <!ATTLIST StateProv
             Mode      (Query|Assert) #IMPLIED >

   <!ELEMENT Telecom ( #PCDATA | Phone )* >
   <!ATTLIST Telecom
             Mode      (Query|Assert) #IMPLIED >

   <!ELEMENT Phone EMPTY >
   <!ATTLIST Phone
             id         ID        #IMPLIED
             Mode       (Query|Assert) #IMPLIED
             Number     CDATA     #REQUIRED >

   <!ELEMENT Online ( #PCDATA | Email )* >
   <!ATTLIST Online
             Mode      (Query|Assert) #IMPLIED >

   <!ELEMENT Email EMPTY >
   <!ATTLIST Email
             id         ID        #IMPLIED
             Mode       (Query|Assert) #IMPLIED
             Address    CDATA     #REQUIRED >

   <!ELEMENT Payment Card >
   <!ATTLIST Payment
             Mode       (Query|Assert) #IMPLIED >

   <!ELEMENT Card ExpDate ValidDate? >
   <!ATTLIST Card
             id          ID        #IMPLIED
             Mode       (Query|Assert) #IMPLIED
             Name        CDATA     #IMPLIED
             Type        NMTOKEN   #IMPLIED
             Number      NMTOKEN   #REQUIRED
             Protocols   NMTOKENS  #IMPLIED
             Verification NMTOKEN  #IMPLIED
             Issuer      NMTOKEN   #IMPLIED >

   <!ELEMENT Loyalty ExpDate? ValidDate? >
   <!ATTLIST Loyalty
             id          ID        #IMPLIED
             Mode        (Query|Assert) #IMPLIED
             Name        CDATA     #IMPLIED
             Type        NMTOKEN   #IMPLIED
             Number      NMTOKEN   #REQUIRED
             Verification NMTOKEN  #IMPLIED >

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   <!ELEMENT ExpDate EMPTY >
   <!ATTLIST ExpDate
             id          ID        #IMPLIED
             Mode        (Query|Assert) #IMPLIED
             Day         NMTOKEN   #IMPLIED
             Month       NMTOKEN   #REQUIRED
             Year        NMTOKEN   #REQUIRED >

   <!ELEMENT ValidDate EMPTY >
   <!ATTLIST ValidDate
             id          ID        #IMPLIED
             Mode        (Query|Assert) #IMPLIED
             Day         NMTOKEN   #IMPLIED
             Month       NMTOKEN   #IMPLIED
             Year        NMTOKEN   #REQUIRED >

   <!ELEMENT User ( #PCDATA | UserID | Password )* >
   <!ATTLIST User
             id          ID        #IMPLIED
             Mode        (Query|Assert) #IMPLIED
             CertificateURL CDATA  #IMPLIED
             DataCountry NMTOKEN   #IMPLIED
             DataLanguage CDATA    #IMPLIED >

             Mode      (Query|Assert) #IMPLIED >

   <!ELEMENT Password (#PCDATA) >
   <!ATTLIST Password
             Mode      (Query|Assert) #IMPLIED >

   <!ELEMENT Merchant Terminal >
   <!ATTLIST Merchant
             Mode        (Query|Assert) #IMPLIED
             id          ID        #IMPLIED >

   <!ELEMENT Terminal EMPTY >
   <!ATTLIST Terminal
             Id          ID     #IMPLIED
             Mode        (Query|Assert) #IMPLIED
             Data        CDATA  #IMPLIED >

   <!ELEMENT Transaction ( #PCDATA | Id | Code | Date | Data |
                           Inquiry | Signature )* >
   <!ATTLIST Transaction
             Amount      CDATA     #IMPLIED
             Currency    NMTOKEN   #IMPLIED
             Mode        (Query|Assert) #IMPLIED
             Type        NMTOKEN   #IMPLIED >

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             Id          ID        #IMPLIED
             Mode        (Query|Assert) #IMPLIED
             CID         NMTOKEN   #IMPLIED
             Reference   NMTOKEN   #IMPLIED
             Acquire     NMTOKEN   #IMPLIED
             Forward     NMTOKEN   #IMPLIED >

   <!ATTLIST Code
             Mode        (Query|Assert) #IMPLIED
             Processing  CDTATA    #IMPLIED
             Approval    NMTOKEN   #IMPLIED
             Retrieval   NMTOKEN   #IMPLIED
             Action      NMTOKEN   #IMPLIED
             Reason      NMTOKEN   #IMPLIED
             POS         NMTOKEN   #IMPLIED >

   <!ELEMENT Date (Effective?, Settle?, Capture?) >
   <!ATTLIST Date
             Mode        (Query|Assert) #IMPLIED
             id          ID        #IMPLIED >

   <!ELEMENT Effective EMPTY >
   <!ATTLIST Effective
             id          ID        #IMPLIED
             Mode        (Query|Assert) #IMPLIED
             Day         NMTOKEN   #REQUIRED
             Month       NMTOKEN   #REQUIRED
             Year        NMTOKEN   #REQUIRED >

   <!ELEMENT Settle EMPTY >
   <!ATTLIST Settle
             id          ID        #IMPLIED
             Mode        (Query|Assert) #IMPLIED
             Day         NMTOKEN   #REQUIRED
             Month       NMTOKEN   #REQUIRED
             Year        NMTOKEN   #REQUIRED >

   <!ELEMENT Capture EMPTY >
   <!ATTLIST Capture
             id          ID        #IMPLIED
             Mode        (Query|Assert) #IMPLIED
             Day         NMTOKEN   #REQUIRED
             Month       NMTOKEN   #REQUIRED
             Year        NMTOKEN   #REQUIRED >

   <!ELEMENT DATA ( #PCDATA | Trace | PrivateUse | Response |
                    AAV | Track1 | Track2 )* >

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             Mode      (Query|Assert) #IMPLIED >

   <!ELEMENT Trace #PCDATA >
   <!ATTLIST Trade
             id        ID         #IMPLIED
             Mode      (Query|Assert) #IMPLIED >

   <!ELEMENT PrivateUse #PCDATA >
   <!ATTLIST PrivateUse
             id        ID         #IMPLIED
             Mode      (Query|Assert) #IMPLIED >

   <!ELEMENT Response #PCDATA >
   <!ATTLIST Response
             id        ID         #IMPLIED
             Mode      (Query|Assert) #IMPLIED >

             id        ID         #IMPLIED
             Mode      (Query|Assert) #IMPLIED >

   <!ELEMENT Track1 #PCDATA >
   <!ATTLIST Track1
             id        ID         #IMPLIED
             Mode      (Query|Assert) #IMPLIED >

   <!ELEMENT Track2 #PCDATA >
   <!ATTLIST TRack2
             id        ID         #IMPLIED
             Mode      (Query|Assert) #IMPLIED >

   <!ELEMENT TransactionComplete EMPTY >

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3. Usage Notes for ECML v2

   This section provides a general usage guide for ECML v2.

3.1 Presentation of the Fields

   This standard merely names fields and specifies their content and
   hierarchical organization. It does not constrain the order or
   completeness of communication of or query for these fields.

   Some parties may wish to provide or ask for more information, some
   less by omitting fields. Some may ask for the information they want
   in one interaction or web page, others may ask for parts of the
   information at different times in multiple interactions or different
   web pages. For example, it is common to ask for "ship to" information
   earlier, so shipping cost can be computed, before the payment method
   information. Some parties may require that all the information they
   request be provided while other make much information optional. Other
   variations are likely.

   Every element may be flagged as a query or assertion by including the
   optional Mode attribute with the value "Query" or "Assert"
   respectively. The Mode attribute effects all descendant elements
   until overridden by a lower level element with a Mode attribute. Thus
   it is early to indicate that all of the elements in an ECML structure
   are present as queries or assertions.

   Query elements may have data content. Such content should be
   interpreted as a default value to be returned if no better value is

   There is no way with Version 2.0 of ECML to indicate what query
   fields the party considers mandatory. From the point of view of
   software, all fields queried are optional to complete. However, a
   party may give an error or re-present a request for information if
   some field it requires is not completed, just as it may if a field is
   completed in a manner it considers erroneous.

3.2 Methods and Flow of Setting the Fields

   There are a variety of methods of communication possible between the
   parties by which one can indicate what fields it wants the other to
   provide. Probably the easiest method for currently deployed mass
   software is as fields in an [HTML] form. Other possibilities are to
   use an [XML] exchange, the IOTP Authenticate transaction [RFC 2801],
   or proprietary protocols.

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   So that browser software can tell what version it is dealing with, it
   is REQUIRED that the Ecom_SchemaVersion field be included in every
   transactions when ECML is being used on the web. Ecom_SchemaVersion
   SHOULD appear on every web page that has any Ecom fields. It is
   usually a hidden field.

   User action or the appearance of the Ecom_SchemaVersion field are
   examples of triggers that can be used to initiate a facility capable
   of providing information in response to an ECML based query or
   utilizing information from ECML assertions. Because some web software
   may require user activation, it is RECOMMENDED that these be at least
   one user visible Ecom field on every web page with any Ecom fields
   present when ECML is used via the web.

   Because, under some circumstances, communications can proceed very
   slowly, it may not be clear to an automated processing function when
   it is finished receiving ECML fields on a web page or the like. For
   this reason, it is RECOMMENDED that the Ecom_SchemaVersion field be
   the last Ecom field on a web page.

   Transfer or requests for information can extend over several
   interactions or web pages. Without further provision, a facility
   could either require re-starting on each page or possibly violate or
   appear to violate privacy by continuing to provide personal data
   beyond with end of the transaction with a particular business. For
   this reason the Ecom_TransactionComplete field, which is normally
   hidden, is provided. It is RECOMMENDED that it appear on the last
   interaction or web page involved in a transaction, just before an
   Ecom_SchemaVersion field, so that multi-interaction automated logic
   can know when to stop if it chooses to check for this field.

4. Security and Privacy Considerations

   The information called for by many of these fields is sensitive. It
   should be protected from unauthorized modification and kept
   confidential if stored in a location or transmitted over a channel
   where it might otherwise be observed. In addition, the authenticity
   of the information will be a concern in many systems.

   Mechanisms for such protection and authentication are not specified
   herein but might, depending on circumstances, include object security
   protocols, such as XMLDSIG [RFC 3275], XML encryption [XMLENC], or
   CMS [RFC 3369], or channel security such as TLS [RFC 2246] or IPSec
   [RFC 2411]. Systems in which an ECML field or fields are stored and
   later forwarded will likely find object security to be the most

   When information is being requested from a user, their control over

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   release of such information is needed to protect their privacy.

   Software that is installed on a shared or public terminal should be
   configurable such that memory of any sensitive or individual identity
   information is fully disabled. This is vital to protect the privacy
   of library patrons, students, and customers using public terminals,
   and children who might, for example, use a form on a public terminal
   without realizing that their information is being stored.

   When sensitive or individual identification information is stored,
   the operator or user should have an option to protect the
   information, for example with a password without which the
   information will be unavailable, even to someone who has access to
   the file(s) in which it is being stored.

   Any multi-page/screen or other multi-aggregate field fill in or data
   provision mechanism SHOULD check for the Ecom_TransactionComplete
   field and cease automated fill when it is encountered until fill is
   further authorized.

   It should be remembered that default, hidden, and other values
   transferred to another party may be maliciously modified before being

5. IANA Considerations

   As specified by the template below from [RFC 3553],
   urn:ietf:params:ecml is permanently registered with sub registration
   via RFC publication.

5.1 ECML Template

   Registry name: urn:ietf:params:ecml

   Specification: RFC XXXX - (draft-ietf-trade-ecml2-spec-*.txt)

   Repository: RFC XXXX - (draft-ietf-trade-ecml2-spec-*.txt)

   Index value: Values subordinate to urn:ietf:params:ecml are
      registered by RFC publication. As provided in [RFC 3553], once
      such a value is registered, it may never change.

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5.2 Subregistration of v2.0

   The subordinate value "v2.0" is hereby permanently registered so that
   the URN


   is used to indicate an ECML field or fields that conform to this

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Normative References

   [ASCII] - USA Standard Code for Information Interchange, X3.4
   American National Standards Institute; New York, 1968.

   [E.164] - ITU-T Recommendation E.164/I.331 (05/97): The International
   Public Telecommunication Numbering Plan. 1997.

   [IANA] - Internet Assigned Numbers Authority, Official Names for
   Character Sets, ed. Keld Simonsen et al.  <ftp://ftp.isi.edu/in-

   [ISO 3166] - "Codes for the representation of names of countries and
   their subdivisions -- Part 1: Country codes", ISO 3166-1, 1997.

   [ISO 4217] - "Codes for the representation of currencies and funds",
   ISO 4217, 2001.

   [ISO 5218] - "Information interchange -- Representation of human
   sexes", ISO 5218, 1977.

   [ISO 7812] - "Identification card - Identification of issuers - Part
   1: Numbering system", ISO 7812-1, 2000.

   [ISO 8583] - "Financial transaction card originated messages -
   Interchange message specifications - Part 1: Messages, elements and
   code values", ISO 8583-1, 2001.

   [RFC 1766] - "Tags for the Identification of Languages", H.
   Alvestrand, March 1995.

   [RFC 2045] - "Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions (MIME) Part One:
   Format of Internet Message Bodies", N. Freed, N. Borenstein, November

   [RFC 2396] - "Uniform Resource Identifiers (URI): Generic Syntax", T.
   Berners-Lee, R. Fielding, L. Masinter, August 1998.

   [RFC 3066] - "Tags for the Identification of Languages", H.
   Alvestrand, January 2001.

   [XML] - Extensible Markup Language (XML) 1.0 (Second Edition),
   <http://www.w3.org/TR/1998/REC-xml>, T. Bray, J. Paoli, C. M.
   Sperberg-McQueen, E. Maler

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Informative References

   [eCheck] - <http://www.echeck.org>

   [EMV] - <http://www.emvco.org/specifications.cfm>

   [HTML] - "HTML 3.2 Reference Specification", <
   http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html32.html>, D. Raggett, January 1997.

   [P3P BASE] - "The Platform for Privacy Preferences 1.0 (P3P1.0)
   Specification", L. Cranor, M. Langheinrich, M. Marchiori, M.
   Presler-Marshall, J. Reagle, December 2000,

   [P3P ECOM] - "Using P3P for E-Commerce", J. Coco, S. Klien, D.
   Schutzer, S. Yen, A. Slater, November 1999,

   [RFC 1034] - "Domain names - concepts and facilities", P.V.
   Mockapetris, Nov-01-1987.

   [RFC 2026] - "The Internet Standards Process -- Revision 3", S.
   Bradner, October 1996.

   [RFC 2246] - "The TLS Protocol: Version 1.0", T. Dierks, C. Allen.
   January 1999.

   [RFC 2411] - "IP Security: Document Roadmap", R. Thayer, N.
   Doraswany, R. Glenn, November 1998.

   [RFC 2706] - "ECML v1: Field Names for E-Commerce", D. Eastlake, T.
   Goldstein, September 1999.

   [RFC 2801] - "Internet Open Trading Protocol - IOTP Version 1.0", D.
   Burdett, April 2000.

   [RFC 3106] - "ECML v1.1: Field Specifications for E-Commerce", D.
   Eastlake, T. Goldstein, April 2001.

   [RFC 3275] - "(Extensible Markup Language) XML-Signature Syntax and
   Processing", D. Eastlake 3rd, J. Reagle, D. Solo, March 2002.

   [RFC 3369] - "Cryptographic Message Syntax (CMS)", R. Housley, August

   [RFC 3553] - "An IETF URN Sub-namespace for Registered Protocol
   Parameters", M. Mealling, L. Masinter, T. Hardie, G. Klyne, June

   [SET] - Secure Electronic Transaction,

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   [XMLENC] - "XML Encryption Syntax and Processing", D. Eastlake 3rd,
   J. Reagle, http://www.w3.org/TR/2002/REC-xmlenc-core-20021210/,
   December 2002.

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Appendix: Changes from v1.1 to v2

   Substantial rewording of text to change the emphasis from an HTML
   Form Field naming to XML Syntax.

   Addition of the merchant -> processor fields.

   Addition of the Ecom_Wallet_Location and Ecom_User_Certificate_URL

   Addition of the "Mode" attribute.

   Addition of the ECom_Payment_Card_IssueNumber, Loyalty Card fields,
   Device ID, Valid From, and User Data fields.

   Some minor fixes related to telephone numbers.

   Addition of IANA Considerations section.

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   pertain to the implementation or use of the technology described in
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Author's Address

      Donald E. Eastlake 3rd
      Motorola Laboratories
      155 Beaver Street
      Milford, MA 01757 USA

      Phone:  1-508-786-7554 (work)
              1-508-634-2066 (home)
      EMail:  Donald.Eastlake@motorola.com

File name and Expiration

   This file is draft-ietf-trade-ecml2-spec-09.txt.

   It expires October 2004.

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