i18n URIs (was Re: Supporting this is going to be loads of fun...)

From: Tague Griffith (tague@bluemartini.com)
Date: Thu Nov 09 2000 - 16:43:59 EST

A good page with resources on this is from the w3c i18n working group.
It can be found at: http://www.w3.org/International/O-URL-and-ident.html

There is also an RFC which Martin Duerst et. al. wrote at:

The BIND development team is also looking at the problem. Adding
support for Unicode URI's is not an easy task, but it is something that
needs to be done and is long overdue.


> Paul Deuter wrote:
> http://www.infoworld.com/articles/hn/xml/00/11/08/001108hnmultilingual.xml
> Can someone tell me how domain names with international characters
> will be encoded? Is this well understood? Or is it that everyone
> will choose their own encoding and software developers will be left to
> support a hodgepodge of encodings?
> I wouldn't mind hearing what the Unicode folks think
> about multi-lingual domain names.
> -Paul
> paul.deuter@plumtree.com
> http://www.infoworld.com/articles/hn/xml/00/11/08/001108hnmultilingual.xml

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