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I-D ACTION:draft-ietf-idn-amc-ace-z-01.txt

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	Title		: AMC-ACE-Z version 0.3.1
	Author(s)	: A. Costello
	Filename	: draft-ietf-idn-amc-ace-z-01.txt
	Pages		: 
	Date		: 04-Sep-01
AMC-ACE-Z is a simple and efficient ASCII-Compatible Encoding (ACE)
designed for use with Internationalized Domain Names [IDN] [IDNA].
It uniquely and reversibly transforms a Unicode string [UNICODE]
into an ASCII string.  ASCII characters in the Unicode string are
represented literally, and non-ASCII characters are represented
by ASCII characters that are allowed in hostname labels (letters,
digits, and hyphens).  Bootstring is a general algorithm that allows
a string of basic code points to uniquely represent any string of
code points drawn from a larger set.  AMC-ACE-Z is an instance
Bootstring that uses particular parameter values appropriate for
IDNA and uses an IDNA signature prefix (or suffix).  This document
specifies Bootstring and the parameter values for AMC-ACE-Z.

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