Re: IDN problem.... :(

From: Erik van der Poel (
Date: Tue Feb 15 2005 - 17:58:36 CST

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    Krall, Gary wrote:
    > Erik:
    > The way our system works is at the point of IDN registration the Registrant
    > is instructed to select the language which corresponds to their IDN. This
    > information is then passed to us in the RRP request and we then check it
    > against the "inclusion list". What happened in this case was that the front
    > end Registrar properly prompted Eric to select the language for the IDN to
    > which Eric selected "Ukrainian". Unfortunately when the Registrar passed us
    > the RRP request they had set the language tag to ENG rather then UKR as
    > instructed here: If we were to
    > have received the properly formatted RRP request with the language tag set
    > we would have rejected the registration as the ASCII characters are not
    > included in the "Ukrainian" (Cyrillic) inclusion list.
    > Does that help?
    > Gary.

    OK, so the registrar made a mistake and said the domain name was English
    (ENG). Does VeriSign have a character inclusion table for English? I
    didn't see one in the document you mentioned earlier (the one with
    Russian, etc).


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