I-D Action:draft-josefsson-getaddrinfo-idn-00.txt

Simon Josefsson simon at josefsson.org
Tue Jun 15 09:40:38 CEST 2010


I've published my getaddrinfo extension writeup as an IETF document, to
facilitate discussions.  See announcement below.

It isn't clear from the writeup, but this code has been shipping in GNU
Libc for many years, so if you are running GNU/Linux chances are you
have had this functionality for quite some time.  You can test it
through a code snippet like this:



Internet-Drafts at ietf.org writes:

> A New Internet-Draft is available from the on-line Internet-Drafts directories.
> 	Title           : Internationalized Domain Names support in POSIX getaddrinfo
> 	Author(s)       : S. Josefsson
> 	Filename        : draft-josefsson-getaddrinfo-idn-00.txt
> 	Pages           : 6
> 	Date            : 2010-06-15
> This document describes an extension for Internationalized Domain
> Names support in the POSIX getaddrinfo function.
> A URL for this Internet-Draft is:
> http://www.ietf.org/internet-drafts/draft-josefsson-getaddrinfo-idn-00.txt
> Internet-Drafts are also available by anonymous FTP at:
> ftp://ftp.ietf.org/internet-drafts/
> Below is the data which will enable a MIME compliant mail reader
> implementation to automatically retrieve the ASCII version of the
> Internet-Draft.

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