New version of strawman for IDNAv2

JFC Morfin jefsey at
Mon Mar 2 18:06:05 CET 2009

traceroute wants to be compatible with domain names (as entered in the DNS),
not with usage names (as entered by the users). So, if traceroots supports
IDNA, would it not be an application as any other one, which will strip off
the IGNORED characters before its lookup?

2009/3/2 Stephane Bortzmeyer <bortzmeyer at>

> On Sun, Mar 01, 2009 at 10:59:33PM +0000,
>  Adam M. Costello <idna-update.amc+0+ at> wrote
>  a message of 26 lines which said:
> > How common is it for applications to display domain names obtained
> > from DNS?  I'm not aware that this ever happens except for
> > logging/debugging purposes.
> traceroute ? Yes, it is a debugging tool but it is very common.
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