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Re: [idn] host name vs. domain name
> The encoding must be a generally accepted one for plain text,
> and given a need for ASCII backwards compatibility resuirement,
> which I think there is, and a requirement to support names in
> any script, UTF-8 is the only option.
Does anyone have actual empirical data for the implications to the existing
software which expects "host name" subset US-ASCII should that software be
presented with UTF-8?