Re: IDN inclusion-based model

From: Stephane Bortzmeyer (
Date: Wed Jul 23 2008 - 03:23:29 CDT

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    On Wed, Jul 23, 2008 at 12:33:06AM -0700,
     Chris Weber (Casaba Security) <> wrote
     a message of 129 lines which said:

    > Is the decision for what's allowed to be included up to the
    > registrars?

    In most of the cases I know, it it up to the registry.

    > At that point, should it be up to user-agents or registrars, or
    > both, to ensure that legality is checked?

    All the registries I know check that the requested domain name
    complies with their local rules which include the list of authorized

    A registry cannot rely on users or registrars to do the check because
    not all of them are nice people.

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