Status of the mapping proposals?

Gervase Markham gerv at
Sat Apr 25 21:10:11 CEST 2009

On 24/04/09 18:27, Elisabeth Blanconil wrote:
> There is nothing to object.
> The ".fra" project is destined to support the full French language
> scriptural bandwidth and therefore regular pragmatic environment. Our
> job is to support semantic addresses (i.e. also domain names) the
> semantic of which demands majuscules.

[Apologies if this is old ground for people.]

But in the current infrastructure, you can type capital letters into 
your web browser and nothing breaks. It even continues to display those 
capital letters to you. This doesn't require the DNS be case-sensitive. 
In effect, DNS has built into it a mechanism were every possible 
case-variant of a name is bundled together. Why does supporting the 
French language fully require the ability for (the equivalents of) and to take you to different web sites?

Can you explain why case-*sensitivity* (as opposed to case-preserving) 
*in the protocol* is necessary for your purposes?


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