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HTML validator lacks support for IDN domain names

From: Tor Gjerde <Tor.Gjerde@uninett.no>
Date: Thu, 12 Aug 2004 16:01:17 +0200
Message-Id: <200408121401.i7CE1HIE013512@drift2.uninett.no>
To: www-validator@w3.org


It seems that the HTML validator don't understand internationalised domain
names (IDN). Non-ASCII characters in a domain name component are instead
%-escaped, something which under all circumstances is meaningless.

 - Tor Gjerde, UNINETT
Received on Thursday, 12 August 2004 15:51:14 UTC

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