Dear RIPE: Please don't encourage phishing

Randy Bush randy at psg.com
Sun Feb 12 23:51:21 CST 2012


>> dns itself is purely eight bit transparent.  one can even have a dot as
>> a non-separator.  p.r.c could be a tld.  it's strictly length/value.
> That's true, but  there is no standard character representation for
> octet values  128 - 255.

utf-8 is the one used in the ietf community.

> Only octets in the range from 65 to 90 (uppercase) and 977 to 122
> (lowercase) have a case equivalent for DNS resolution.

dns resolution is eight bit clear.

randy



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