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Re: IDN problem.... :(

From: Erik van der Poel <erik@vanderpoel.org>
Date: Tue, 15 Feb 2005 15:58:36 -0800
Message-ID: <42128CAC.2080504@vanderpoel.org>
To: "Krall, Gary" <gkrall@verisign.com>
CC: unicode@unicode.org, www-international@w3.org

[Gary gave me permission to Cc the mailing lists.]

Krall, Gary wrote:
> Erik:
> The way our system works is at the point of IDN registration the Registrant
> is instructed to select the language which corresponds to their IDN.  This
> information is then passed to us in the RRP request and we then check it
> against the "inclusion list".  What happened in this case was that the front
> end Registrar properly prompted Eric to select the language for the IDN to
> which Eric selected "Ukrainian".  Unfortunately when the Registrar passed us
> the RRP request they had set the language tag to ENG rather then UKR as
> instructed here:  http://www.verisign.com/static/002533.pdf.  If we were to
> have received the properly formatted RRP request with the language tag set
> we would have rejected the registration as the ASCII characters are not
> included in the "Ukrainian" (Cyrillic) inclusion list.
> Does that help?
> Gary.

OK, so the registrar made a mistake and said the domain name was English 
(ENG). Does VeriSign have a character inclusion table for English? I 
didn't see one in the document you mentioned earlier (the one with 
Russian, etc).

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