IDNA 2008 Question Re: "Confusable" Characters in Domain Names

J-F C. Morfin jfc at
Thu Nov 4 22:09:35 CET 2010

At 21:40 04/11/2010, Shawn Steele wrote:
>IMO it’s not the client’s responsibility to say whether DNS 
>rules are being followed, but rather the DNS layer’s 
>responsibility to correctly resolve names and provide the 
>appropriate errors when the name isn’t valid.

Correct. All what is expected from the client is to be transparent to 
the user entry when its "IDNinA" support is not requested. Whatever 
the kind of DNS "IDNApplication" front-end used by the  user, it must 
be able to receive the very entry the user has keyed.

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