Fwd: RFC 6055 on IAB Thoughts on Encodings for Internationalized Domain Names
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Subject: RFC 6055 on IAB Thoughts on Encodings for Internationalized
Date: Mon, 21 Feb 2011 17:19:53 -0800 (PST)
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A new Request for Comments is now available in online RFC libraries.
Title: IAB Thoughts on Encodings for
Internationalized Domain Names
Author: D. Thaler, J. Klensin,
Date: February 2011
Mailbox: dthaler at microsoft.com,
john+ietf at jck.com,
cheshire at apple.com
I-D Tag: draft-iab-idn-encoding-04.txt
This document explores issues with Internationalized Domain Names
(IDNs) that result from the use of various encoding schemes such as
UTF-8 and the ASCII-Compatible Encoding produced by the Punycode
algorithm. It focuses on the importance of agreeing on a single
encoding and how complicated the state of affairs ends up being as a
result of using different encodings today.
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