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Re: IDN support in the validator

From: Martin Duerst <duerst@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 13 Jan 2005 17:40:13 +0900
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To: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Cc: www-validator@w3.org

At 17:26 05/01/13, Bjoern Hoehrmann wrote:
 >* Martin Duerst wrote:
 >>My guess is that the conversion to punycode was correctly made before
 >>resolving the host name, but that punycode was not used is the Host:
 >>field of HTTP/1.1. Although that's not explicitly written down anywhere,
 >>that's how it works (at least with deployed servers).
 >That seems a weird interpretation of "Bad hostname", don't you think?

It's less an interpretation of "Bad hostname" than an interpretation
of the whole picture based on previous experiences with getting IDNs
to work. But if you have a better guess, that would be fine with me.

Regards,    Martin. 
Received on Thursday, 13 January 2005 09:24:04 UTC

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