Distributed configuration of "private" IDNA (Re: IDNA and getnameinfo() and getaddrinfo())
dthaler at microsoft.com
Fri Jun 18 00:05:05 CEST 2010
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> From: idna-update-bounces at alvestrand.no [mailto:idna-update-
> bounces at alvestrand.no] On Behalf Of Nicolas Williams
> Sent: Thursday, June 17, 2010 2:50 PM
> To: Dave Thaler
> Cc: Andrew Sullivan; cheshire at apple.com; John C Klensin; idna-
> update at alvestrand.no
> Subject: Re: Distributed configuration of "private" IDNA (Re: IDNA and
> getnameinfo() and getaddrinfo())
> On Thu, Jun 17, 2010 at 09:45:22PM +0000, Dave Thaler wrote:
> > > > I talked about some of them near the end of the IETF plenary talk.
> > >
> > > Details? Which apps, and how do they know when to do IDNA versus
> > > something else, and what is that something else? Does this interop
> > > with other implementations?
> > The something else is UTF-8.
> > See the plenary slides. IE tries to guess based on its application
> > configuration for intranet vs internet sites. Other apps like Outlook
> > and Windows Media Player try one (ACE form vs UTF-8) first and then try the
> There have been many plenaries... Which one? IETF76?
See especially slides 55-57
> Does this interop with Firefox?
Not sure what you mean by "interop" as it's purely a local algorithm.
Can you rephrase your question?
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