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This draft is a work item of the Internationalized Domain Name Working Group of the IETF.
Title : Preparation of Internationalized Host Names
Author(s) : P. Hoffman, M. Blanchet
Filename : draft-ietf-idn-nameprep-05.txt
Date : 23-Jul-01
This document describes how to prepare internationalized host names for
use in the DNS. The steps include:
- mapping characters to other characters, such as to change their case
- normalizing the characters
- excluding characters that are prohibited from appearing in
internationalized host names
This document does not specify a wire protocol. This preparation should
be done before the DNS request.
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