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Re: [idn] idnkit-1.0 released
BTW, the next version of ICU will contain an IDNA implementation. One of our
engineers also put together an on-line demonstration that maps back and
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----- Original Message -----
From: "Yoshiro YONEYA" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Tuesday, March 18, 2003 23:52
Subject: [idn] idnkit-1.0 released
> Today, JPNIC released idnkit-1.0 which is fully compliant to IDN RFCs.
> You can obtain idnkit-1.0 from following URL:
> The idnkit-1.0 is a bsd-like licensed open source free software, and
> its major features are:
> - provides IDN <--> Punycode converter named `idnconv'
> It will help system administrators who manage IDN in zone files
> and / or Web configuration files.
> - provides IDNA C programming APIs named `libidnkit' and `libidnkitlite'
> They will help software programmers who are going to develop IDNA
> compliant products.
> The difference between `libidnkit' and `libidnkitlite' is,
> `libidnkit' can handle many charsets and encodings using `iconv'
> while `libidnkitlite' can handle only UTF-8.
> For users mDNkit-2.X/idnkit-1.0prX:
> - Supports Unicode 3.2 only. Unicode 3.0.1 and 3.1 are no longer
> supported. NFKC table size is significantly reduced.
> - idnkit provides mDNkit compatible APIs if `--enable-mdnkit-compat'
> configure option is specified.
> - idnkit supports RACE in addition to Punycode if `--enable-extra-ace'
> configure option is specified. This is migration purpose only.
> - idn.conf is incompatible with idnkit-1.0prX, so to upgrade from
> idnkit-1.0prX, please do `make install install-config' to
> overwrite previous configuration.
> - Actually, configuration file such as idn.conf is not required.
> Yoshiro YONEYA <email@example.com>
> aka <firstname.lastname@example.org>