[Standards] Re: IDNA text for rfc3920bis

Joe Hildebrand hildjj at gmail.com
Mon Apr 16 13:38:29 CDT 2007


On Apr 16, 2007, at 2:26 PM, Bruce Campbell wrote:
>
> My feeling is that the above is open to misinterpretation, and  
> would suggest:
>
> 	If the domain identifier includes a final character considered to
> 	be a label seperator (dot) by IDNA (RFC3490) or DNS (STD13), this
> 	character MUST be stripped from the domain identifier before being
> 	used or forwarded further.  Ie, 'jabber.org.' becomes 'jabber.org'
> 	and should be treated as being otherwise identical.

How about "used for comparison" instead of "used".  It should be made  
clear that this should happen at the same time as stringprep, and is  
just another canonicalization step.


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