[Pdns-users] Internationalized Domain Names

bert hubert ahu at ds9a.nl
Thu Feb 24 14:20:56 UTC 2005

On Thu, Feb 24, 2005 at 03:17:39PM +0100, Simon ?stengaard wrote:

> There is no such thing as native IDN. IDN domains used to be represented
> by their race encoded version in DNS. Now all the TLDs have switched to
> punycode I think. E.g.  IDN race puny
> ?stengaard.dk     bq--ad4hg5dfnztwcylsmq.dk    xn--stengaard-k8a.dk

To a point :-) Let's say we allow people to just store ?stengaard.dk in the
database directly, or in named.conf or in the zone file, and we do the
punycode conversion in the nameserver.

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