AMC-ACE-Z version 0.3.1
draft-ietf-idn-amc-ace-z-01

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (idn WG)
Author Adam Costello 
Last updated 2001-09-04
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This Internet-Draft is no longer active. A copy of the expired Internet-Draft can be found at
https://www.ietf.org/archive/id/draft-ietf-idn-amc-ace-z-01.txt

Abstract

AMC-ACE-Z is a simple and efficient ASCII-Compatible Encoding (ACE) designed for use with Internationalized Domain Names [IDN] [IDNA]. It uniquely and reversibly transforms a Unicode string [UNICODE] into an ASCII string. ASCII characters in the Unicode string are represented literally, and non-ASCII characters are represented by ASCII characters that are allowed in hostname labels (letters, digits, and hyphens). Bootstring is a general algorithm that allows a string of basic code points to uniquely represent any string of code points drawn from a larger set. AMC-ACE-Z is an instance Bootstring that uses particular parameter values appropriate for IDNA and uses an IDNA signature prefix (or suffix). This document specifies Bootstring and the parameter values for AMC-ACE-Z.

Authors

Adam Costello (amc@cs.berkley.edu)

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