Re: Supporting this is going to be loads of fun...

From: Marc Blanchet (
Date: Fri Nov 10 2000 - 07:42:11 EST

At/À 12:17 2000-11-09 -0800, Paul Deuter you wrote/vous écriviez:
>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?

the ietf idn wg is responsible to come up with a solution. many proposals
are on the table, some come from unicode people.


>I wouldn't mind hearing what the Unicode folks think about multi-lingual
>domain names.

Marc Blanchet
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