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RFC 3491 on Nameprep: A Stringprep Profile for Internationalized Domain Names (IDN)
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Title: Nameprep: A Stringprep Profile for
Internationalized Domain Names (IDN)
Author(s): P. Hoffman, M. Blanchet
Status: Standards Track
Date: March 2003
Mailbox: email@example.com, Marc.Blanchet@viagenie.qc.ca
I-D Tag: draft-ietf-idn-nameprep-11.txt
This document describes how to prepare internationalized domain name
(IDN) labels in order to increase the likelihood that name input and
name comparison work in ways that make sense for typical users
throughout the world. This profile of the stringprep protocol is used
as part of a suite of on-the-wire protocols for internationalizing the
Domain Name System (DNS).
This document is a product of the Internationalized Domain Name
Working Group of the IETF.
This is now a Proposed Standard Protocol.
This document specifies an Internet standards track protocol for
the Internet community, and requests discussion and suggestions
for improvements. Please refer to the current edition of the
"Internet Official Protocol Standards" (STD 1) for the
standardization state and status of this protocol. Distribution
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