Internationalizing Domain Names in Mail User Agents

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (idn WG)
Author Maynard Kang 
Last updated 2001-02-08
Stream Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)
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This document describes a way where domain names used in Internet e-mail can be internationalized by making changes only to end-user Mail User Agents and, by doing so, avoid damaging other applications which handle Internet e-mail, such as Message Transfer Agents and Delivery Agents.


Maynard Kang (

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