Fwd: "International Domain Names" support in KDE

Waldo Bastian bastian at kde.org
Fri Jan 24 14:54:47 GMT 2003

On Friday 24 January 2003 15:27, Marc Mutz wrote:
> On Friday 24 January 2003 14:05, Marc Mutz wrote:
> <snip>
> > zz-www.mller.com-s3c0c4a
> <snip>
> That's at least what the punycode encoder from the punycode-01 draft
> outputs. I doubt that this is correct, b/c a DNS server would need to
> know this encoding to decide where to forward the request to (TLD is !=
> .com here), or maybe it is sufficient for the Root DNS servers to
> understand that...

The encoding needs to be applied to the individual domain labels. So it should 
be something like: www.zz-mller-s3c0c4a.com

The s3c0c4a part needs to somewhat different now of course.

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