The DNSII Multilingual Domain Name Protocol

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (idn WG)
Authors Edmon Chung  , David Leung 
Last updated 2001-02-07
Stream Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)
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The core thinking for DNSII is that multilingual DNS requests SHOULD be signaled within a DNS label whether by way of a binary tag or an alphanumeric prefix, and that compatibility to legacy client applications SHOULD be taken into concern alongside legacy server implementations.


Edmon Chung (
David Leung (

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