AW: AW: AW: sharp s (Eszett)

Patrik Fältström patrik at
Tue Mar 18 07:56:22 CET 2008

On 18 mar 2008, at 02.41, William Tan wrote:

> However, because the character is "resolvable"
> under IDNA2003, it seems (at least to me personally) to be
> unacceptable to take it away from the registrant (though IDNA2003 gave
> it for free.)

No, it is not resolvable. It is mapped to "ss" and "ss" is resolved.  
You can NOT have ß registered in DNS in IDNA2003, and we have exactly  
the same rule in IDNA200X.

Do not mix up mapping with resolvability.


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