Re: [VCARDDAV] IDN in EMAIL

Eliot Lear <lear@cisco.com> Fri, 05 November 2010 19:10 UTC

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Subject: Re: [VCARDDAV] IDN in EMAIL
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There are a number of drafts on EAI's plate to get them to PS.

On 11/5/10 2:56 PM, Cyrus Daboo wrote:
> Hi Simon,
>
> --On November 5, 2010 9:48:25 AM -0400 Simon Perreault
> <simon.perreault@viagenie.ca> wrote:
>
>>> I think my preference is to say that utf-8 email address components are
>>> allowed. Client will need to properly encode those when used
>>> over-the-wire. However, putting IDN encoded email addresses in too
>>> should be just fine. So I say prefer utf-8, but idn/eai encoded is OK.
>>
>> So are you saying we should go back to a free-form text value?
>>
>> Is there an equivalent of addr-spec somewhere that allows UTF-8?
>
> <http://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc5335> Section 4.4. That is
> experimental, which is why I suggest we ask EAI folks about this and
> see whether they think it is reasonable for us to adopt.
>