Eszett and IDNAv2 vs IDNA2008

Erik van der Poel erikv at
Thu Mar 12 21:04:40 CET 2009

Yes, this is why I said "old clients would just use it as an ordinary
authority". In other words, the registrant would have to set things up
on the server side to make sure that e.g.
could be asked for authoritative info. Is this impossible? Or bad for
other reasons?


>    As I said, there may well be some good reasons not to do this. I'm
>    sure DNS experts could come up with some reasons.
> You don't seem to understand the DNS pritocol. The authority section
> in an aswer tells you the name server where you can get authoritative
> answers. If you want to use it for something else, you have to change
> all the resolvers on the planet.
>        jaap
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