referencing IDNA2008 (and IDNA2003?)
stpeter at stpeter.im
Thu Oct 21 22:16:16 CEST 2010
On 10/21/10 1:58 PM, Andrew Sullivan wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 21, 2010 at 10:12:16AM -0700, =JeffH wrote:
>> 5.1.2. Canonicalized host names
>> A canonicalized host name is the string generated by the following
>> 1. Convert the host name to a sequence of NR-LDH labels (see Section
>> 184.108.40.206 of [RFC5890]) and/or A-labels according to the
>> appropriate IDNA specification [RFC5891] or [RFC3490] (see
>> Section 6.3 of this specification)
>> 2. Convert the labels to lower case.
>> 3. Concatenate the labels, separating each label from the next with
>> a %x2E (".") character.
> John had a remark about what "host name" means. I just had a very
> cursory look, but I don't see a definition of host name or a reference
> to the relevant RFCs. There's nothing in the above that decides
> whether a given string is in fact a host name, as far as I can tell.
> That might be ok; I don't know.
> So what _is_ "host name" supposed to mean in the above? Is this the
> same as host name in RFC 952 as modified by RFC 1123?
That is my impression.
> I'd also suggest that you make a request to the DNS Directorate for a
> review (you're likely to get one anyway, but this way you get in the
> queue early).
Good idea -- the WG chair and document author were trying to tie up a
few loose ends before the Monday I-D cutoff first, so perhaps Jeff will
follow up on this item next week.
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