At 01:07 PM 3/15/2002 -0800, Randy Bush wrote:
so it sounds as if the wg is missing a work item.
Well, no, not really.
The example given had nothing to do with Internet protocols, but rather
with how to transition the software on a computer system to support a
richer set of characters. That is, of course, an interesting problem, but
it is not part of IETF scope.
The transition issues for IDNA that actually pertain to Internet protocol
behavior have been described repeatedly and are identical with the kind of
changes that were required to adopt MIME.
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