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Re: [idn] Re: IURI questions
At 14:52 04.03.00 +0800, James Seng wrote:
>Randy Bush wrote:
> > > the character "_" kind of special for DNSSEC, from what I heard...
> > really?
>Sorry, not DNSSEC, SVR RRSet
not special in the sense of "treated specially by the DNS transport service".
Special in the sense of "a label prefixed by this character is assumed not
to be a terribly useful thing as a hostname, therefore we can insist that
if you want to do this particular thing, you have to use this domain name".
Again, distinguish between "special for the DNS" and "special for
applications that use the DNS".
Note: RFC 2052 didn't use the _ character; the new 2052bis (and Win2K) does.
Harald Tveit Alvestrand, EDB Maxware, Norway