Re: [dhcwg] How to encode DNS labels in DHCP options ==> IDN Issue

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To: "Ted Lemon" <mellon@nominum.com>
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Subject: Re: [dhcwg] How to encode DNS labels in DHCP options ==> IDN Issue
Date: Fri, 7 Sep 2001 02:33:32 +0900
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Hi! It's My Comment....

----- Original Message -----
From: "Ted Lemon" <mellon@nominum.com>
To: "Bud Millwood" <budm@weird-solutions.com>
Cc: <dhcwg@ietf.org>
Sent: Friday, September 07, 2001 1:44 AM
Subject: Re: [dhcwg] How to encode DNS labels in DHCP options


>
> > I'll admit I don't know much about the DNS binary name format, but I'm
going
> > to ask: why is it better to encode DNS names in binary than ASCII?
>
> The short answer to this is that you shouldn't ask questions like this
> on a working group mailing list - you should learn about the format.
> However, in this case reading RFC1035 probably wouldn't answer your
> question.   The answer is that the RFC1035 format is at least
> theoretically capable of handling unicode, whereas an ASCII
> representation obviously is not.
>
>        _MelloN_
>
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It is IDN WG Issue.


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