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Re: issue idnuri-02: New approach, new text

From: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Date: Tue, 29 Apr 2003 05:23:39 +0200
To: Martin Duerst <duerst@w3.org>
Cc: public-iri@w3.org
Message-ID: <3eb3d581.389284341@smtp.bjoern.hoehrmann.de>

* Martin Duerst wrote:
>Issue http://www.w3.org/International/iri-edit#idnuri-02 is about
>whether to use %-escaping or punycode to map the domain name part
>of an IRI to an URI. This was discussed at the IETF in San Francisco,
>and the general tendency there seemed to be towards using punycode.

The hostname production rule in RFC 2396 (as updated by RFC 2732)
does not allow %-escaping, using %-escaping for URI conversion is
thus not an option, so why was this at all subject to discussion?
Received on Monday, 28 April 2003 23:23:58 GMT

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