PostWG IDNA2008 implementation, transition and deployment document preparation

Cary Karp ck at
Thu Dec 17 08:53:23 CET 2009

PS to my last message:

> the gTLDs -- which are contractually bound to implementing 
> the ICANN Guidelines -- can easily end up in the awkward position of 
> needing to reject anything proposed by the IETF (or in any other 
> context) that is at odds with the ICANN Guidelines.

This will also apply to the IDN-labeled TLDs. This is hardly a minor 
consideration and does underline the need for clear separation between 
the documents that articulate the protocol itself, and recommendations 
about its implementation.


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