Dear RIPE: Please don't encourage phishing
marka at isc.org
Mon Feb 13 06:21:02 UTC 2012
In message <m2ipjbmgbq.wl%randy at psg.com>, Randy Bush writes:
> >> dns itself is purely eight bit transparent. =A0one can even have a dot as
> >> a non-separator. =A0p.r.c could be a tld. =A0it'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.
I challenge you to find a RFC that say it is UTF-8.
> > 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.
It may be 8 bit clear but only 0-127 have defined meaning.
128-255 may be UTF-8 but they could equally be ISO-LATIN-*.
Mark Andrews, ISC
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