IDN in the news

Harald Alvestrand harald at
Sun Nov 1 08:53:11 CET 2009

Larry Masinter wrote:
>> The body said it that it was finalising plans to introduce web
>> addresses using non-Latin characters.
> "web addresses" would, you think, refer to IRIs, and not
> just domain names,  so is it IDN in the news after all?
Never expect a newspaper to get the details right.

They're talking about introduction of top-level domains for countries in 
non-ASCII scripts (IDNccTLDs).


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