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Internet Open Trading Protocol - IOTP Version 1.0 (RFC2801)

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Original Publication Date: 2000-Apr-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2000-Sep-13

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D. Burdett: AUTHOR

Abstract

The Internet Open Trading Protocol (IOTP) provides an interoperable framework for Internet commerce. It is payment system independent and encapsulates payment systems such as SET, Secure Channel Credit/Debit, Mondex, CyberCoin, GeldKarte, etc. IOTP is able to handle cases where such merchant roles as the shopping site, the Payment Handler, the Delivery Handler of goods or services, and the provider of customer support are performed by different parties or by one party.

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Network Working Group D. Burdett

Request for Comments: 2801 Commerce One

Category: Informational April 2000

Internet Open Trading Protocol - IOTP

Version 1.0

Status of this Memo

This memo provides information for the Internet community. It does

not specify an Internet standard of any kind. Distribution of this

memo is unlimited.

Copyright Notice

Copyright (C) The Internet Society (2000). All Rights Reserved.

Abstract

The Internet Open Trading Protocol (IOTP) provides an interoperable

framework for Internet commerce. It is payment system independent and

encapsulates payment systems such as SET, Secure Channel

Credit/Debit, Mondex, CyberCoin, GeldKarte, etc. IOTP is able to

handle cases where such merchant roles as the shopping site, the

Payment Handler, the Delivery Handler of goods or services, and the

provider of customer support are performed by different parties or by

one party.

Table of Contents

1. Background .....................................................7

1.1 Commerce on the Internet, a Different Model .................7

1.2 Benefits of IOTP ............................................9

1.3 Baseline IOTP ..............................................10

1.4 Objectives of Document .....................................10

1.5 Scope of Document ..........................................11

1.6 Document Structure .........................................11

1.7 Intended Readership ........................................13

1.7.1 Reading Guidelines ...................................13

2. Introduction ..................................................14

2.1 Trading Roles ..............................................16

2.2 Trading Exchanges ..........................................18

2.2.1 Offer Exchange .......................................19

2.2.2 Payment Exchange .....................................21

2.2.3 Delivery Exchange ....................................24

2.2.4 Authentication Exchange ..............................26

2.3 Scope of Baseline IOTP .....................................28

3. Protocol Structure ............................................31

3.1 Overview ...................................................32

3.1.1 IOTP Message Structure ...............................32

3.1.2 IOTP Transactions ....................................34

3.2 IOTP Message ..........................................