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RE: "International" email addresses [I18N-ACTION-374]

From: Shawn Steele <Shawn.Steele@microsoft.com>
Date: Thu, 20 Nov 2014 19:36:13 +0000
To: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@annevk.nl>, "Phillips, Addison" <addison@lab126.com>
CC: Steven Pemberton <Steven.Pemberton@cwi.nl>, "www-international@w3.org" <www-international@w3.org>, Forms WG <public-forms@w3.org>
Message-ID: <97d3495744a74e5a81a439d9485872a0@CY1PR0301MB0731.namprd03.prod.outlook.com>
> Just to be clear, note that HTML does support them as *input* (the UI done by the UA), it's just that it expects that to be translated to ASCII. This is not so different from how we deal with this situation when it comes to URLs.

ASCII isn't supported for EAI, and it's typically preferred to keep Domain Names in Unicode except for that pesky resolving step, where they must be punycoded.
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