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Re: [idn] I-D ACTION:draft-ietf-idn-idna-08.txt
on 6/10/2002 12:54 PM Dave Crocker said the following:
> The interpretation of domain name strings is not subject to
> application-specific choice.
Not in the current design it isn't.
> The DNS is a single, unified, global service and it defines its own
> strings. Interpretation (comparison) of strings must work the same in all
That is historically and technically erroneous. Applications can and do
define their own formatting rules and interpretations.
> What you are seeking is in fundamental opposition to global
> interoperability of the DNS.
Reread the thread. What I seek is already offered in STD13 labels.
Eric A. Hall http://www.ehsco.com/
Internet Core Protocols http://www.oreilly.com/catalog/coreprot/