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Re: [idn] Comparisons of the proposals
>The shortest response would be "please read the drafts". :-)
>Here's an addition to the list that I gave the other day that will
>hopefully answer your questions.
>Format of DNS requests and responses on the wire
>utf-5: no protocol changes, names in UTF-5 (ASCII)
>cidnuc: no protocol changes, names in CIDNUC (ASCII)
>8&down: addition of IN bit in requests and responses
> for internationalized names, names in
> UTF-8 (binary)
Actually in the 8&down case, the format is UTF-8 when communicating
with 8&down capable DNS software and an ASCII compatible format when
communicating with others (current DNS software).