Re: [jose] Stephen Farrell's Discuss on draft-ietf-jose-json-web-key-33: (with DISCUSS and COMMENT)

Ted Lemon <Ted.Lemon@nominum.com> Mon, 06 October 2014 20:34 UTC

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Subject: Re: [jose] Stephen Farrell's Discuss on draft-ietf-jose-json-web-key-33: (with DISCUSS and COMMENT)
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On Oct 6, 2014, at 4:28 PM, Jim Schaad <ietf@augustcellars.com> wrote:
> I worry that if we starting providing guidance to DNS names, then we need to
> worry about the I18N implications.  I don't remember if these are both case
> sensitive and easy to do the case conversion on.

Isn't this a solved problem?   You convert to the unicode presentation and then convert to the canonical case as defined in the unicode standard.   The worst case scenario is that you encounter some script where this rule doesn't work, and that script is then in the position that all scripts are in now.