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Re: [idn] Re: proposed charter items for possible URI working group

From: by way of Martin Duerst <liana.ydisg@juno.com>
Date: Tue, 23 Jul 2002 02:14:35 +0900
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To: uri@w3.org





 > I propose to add one additional item:
 >
 > Update the syntax of host names: Currently, this is one of the
 > only places where %hh-escaping isn't allowed. Implementations
 > are mixed, some browsers e.g. accept http://www.w%33.org while
 > others don't. So this may go under "(b) document variations in
 > current practice, as warnings to implementors." below.
 > With Internationalized Domain Names, allowing %hh in host names
 > is necessary for consistency.

Allow this in IDN label makes the string compare more complex
at this time.

Liana

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