Impact of Punycode

Andrew Sullivan ajs at
Thu Mar 25 23:43:24 CET 2010

On Thu, Mar 25, 2010 at 10:35:17PM +0000, Shawn Steele wrote:

> Some DNS servers also have strange cases with IDN.  IDN breaks AD
> DNS servers, which were using octets as permitted.  Perhaps some
> folks don’t consider those "real" DNS servers, however they are a
> scenario some folks now have to reconcile.

If they are using octets, then they're not broken by IDNA.  If you're
claiming they are, then I want to see the argument.


Andrew Sullivan
ajs at
Shinkuro, Inc.

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