Comments on draft-ietf-idnabis-defs-10

Vint Cerf vint at
Thu Sep 3 16:01:17 CEST 2009

well, foo. :-)

On Sep 3, 2009, at 9:56 AM, Paul Hoffman wrote:

> At 9:23 PM -0400 9/2/09, Vint Cerf wrote:
>> as far as I am aware, we have not modified punycode algorithm in  
>> any way.
> At 9:24 PM -0400 9/2/09, John C Klensin wrote:
>> I believe that it doesn't.  It restricts the input to Punycode
>> but, so, albeit differently, do ToASCII and ToUnicode.  Do you
>> see it doing anything else?
> Section 4.4 says:
>   This document updates RFC 3492
>   only to the extent of replacing the reference to the discussion of
>   the ACE prefix.  The ACE prefix is now specified in this document
>   rather than as part of RFC 3490 or Nameprep [RFC3491] but is the  
> same
>   in both sets of documents.
> That's why I put the smiley: it does modify it, explicitly, but not  
> in a noticable way.

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