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Re: DNS and URI persistence using IDN

From: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Date: Thu, 17 Mar 2011 22:24:24 +0100
To: Larry Masinter <masinter@adobe.com>
Cc: "www-tag@w3.org List" <www-tag@w3.org>
Message-ID: <sju4o61k5cr5184oj3g7i2qtupgfp10j6o@hive.bjoern.hoehrmann.de>
* Larry Masinter wrote:
>The good (sic) news is: URIs don't allow non-ASCII characters in any
>form (%-hex encoded or not) in the host portion, so this *isn't* in the
>category of DNS and URI persistence. 

While I haven't checked whether that is relevant to the issue Karl
mentioned, as per section 3.2.2 in RFC 3986 you certainly can use
non-ASCII characters in the host component with percent-encoding.
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