FYI: Extending IDNA to other protocols

Nick Teint nick.teint at
Tue Mar 23 21:16:53 CET 2010


Today, I've submitted several Internet-Drafts describing a proposed
framework to use IDNA(bis) for non-domain addresses.

The basic idea is to extract anything from the address that fits the
syntax of a valid domain name "label", i.e. strings that roughly match
the "LDH" syntax for "A-labels" and "U-labels". The extracted strings
are then converted using a conversion very similar to IDNAbis.

The draft for the base is:

Examples for profiles:


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