Requirements of Internationalized Domain Names

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (idn WG)
Authors Zita Wenzel  , James Seng 
Last updated 2001-11-30
Stream Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)
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This document describes the requirement for encoding international characters into DNS names and records. This document is guidance for developing protocols for internationalized domain names.


Zita Wenzel (
James Seng (

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