Internationalized domain names in the root

Phil Regnauld regnauld at nsrc.org
Sat May 8 07:36:22 CDT 2010


Neil Harris (neil) writes:
> 
> To fix it, the .eg / .xn--4gbrim TLD registrar needs to contact the
> Mozilla Foundation in order to inform the Foundation of their
> official IDN name allocation policy, so that the native-script URL
> display can then be switched on for their domain.
> 
> See https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=564213  and
> http://www.mozilla.org/projects/security/tld-idn-policy-list.html

	Wow, talk about layer violation.

	Is there a central place where various TLDs' IDN policies will
	be maintained ?  I see a scalability issue if TLDs have to communicate
	to every single application maintainer out there what their policy is.

	Cheers,
	Phil




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