IDN domains

Thiago Macieira thiago at
Tue Oct 12 09:02:00 BST 2010

On Tuesday 12. October 2010 00.53.59 Bèrto ëd Sèra wrote:
> Hi all,
> not sure this is the right place to say so, but probably this is a KDE-wide
> issue. Currently It appears to be impossible to write in simple UTF-8 an
> idn mailserver name in Kmail, when creating a new mailbox. You can still
> work by putting the server name in punycode, but I can't think of many
> "normal users" doing this.

It's not a KDE-wide issue. The problem is probably only in kmail, which uses 
domain names slightly differently than most applications (which rely on URLs).

There's also a task in the Qt bugtracker about IDN support in mailto: URIs.
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