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I-D ACTION:draft-klensin-i18n-newclass-00.txt



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	Title		: Internationalizing the DNS -- A New Class
	Author(s)	: J. Klensin
	Filename	: draft-klensin-i18n-newclass-00.txt
	Pages		: 
	Date		: 19-Dec-00
	
Several mechanisms have been proposed for placing multilingual names
(more properly, names normally written in non-ASCII character sets)
into the DNS or addressing the need for multilingual access to the
Internet in other ways.  Most of them involve, to one extent or
another, workarounds to the current system.  This document proposes a
'go back and fix it' approach, replacing the 'IN' Class in the DNS with
one that is not limited to ASCII from its initial definitions.  Some of
the deployment issues, politics, and other drawbacks are also briefly
discussed.

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