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Re: [idn] draft-ietf-idn-requirements-04.txt (revised copy)
- To: Karlsson Kent - keka <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Subject: Re: [idn] draft-ietf-idn-requirements-04.txt (revised copy)
- From: Simon Josefsson <email@example.com>
- Date: 06 Oct 2000 14:48:01 +0200
- Cc: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Delivery-date: Fri, 06 Oct 2000 05:47:44 -0700
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Karlsson Kent - keka <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > > AFAIK, only DNSSEC need the names to be sorted, and even so, it need
> > > not be in any particular order so long you can use it to determine
> > > if there is any domain in between.
> > >
> > > The only question is where this sorting occur (before/after nameprep
> > > and before/after transformation to UTF-8 or ACE).
> > DNSSEC's canonical form and order is based on _the wire format_ of
> > RRs. So I think this is already defined.
> Does this mean that, as it is now, DNSSEC is case sensitive,
> or does DNSSEC include "downcasing" (or whatever) itself?
Downcasing is performed on names in the on-the-wire-format RR, before
creating/verifying a signature.