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Re: Extended Characters in Server Names

From: Yung-Fong Tang <ftang@netscape.com>
Date: Fri, 10 Aug 2001 13:55:44 -0700
Message-ID: <3B744A50.9CD02BC5@netscape.com>
To: "Lacoursiere Guy" <Guy.Lacoursiere@Cognos.COM>
CC: www-international@w3.org
Have you look at the IDNS movement which under discussion? Go www.google.com
and search for IDNS.
It is not a simply issue.

"Lacoursiere, Guy" wrote:

> Hi all,
>
> I'd like to know whether it is possible in Europe and Asia to create server
> names in their own character set (using extended 8-bit or multibyte
> characters) or do server names always have to be in US-ASCII characters
> only?
>
> Do all operating systems allow the use of extended characters in server
> names?  Even if they do, are people actually doing that?  If different
> servers on a network have names in different character sets, how does it
> work?
>
> I'd appreciate any input on this.
>
> Thanks,
>
> Guy Lacoursiere
> Cognos Incorporated
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