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Use of Internationalized Email Addresses in the Extensible Provisioning Protocol (EPP)

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (regext WG)
Expired & archived
Authors Dmitry Belyavsky , James Gould
Last updated 2024-06-04 (Latest revision 2023-11-06)
Replaces draft-belyavskiy-epp-eai
RFC stream Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)
Intended RFC status Proposed Standard
Additional resources Mailing list discussion
Stream WG state WG Document
Awaiting External Review/Resolution of Issues Raised
Associated WG milestone
Feb 2022
Submit for publication "Use of Internationalized Email Addresses in EPP protocol"
Document shepherd Jody Kolker
Shepherd write-up Show Last changed 2022-04-18
IESG IESG state Expired (IESG: Dead)
Action Holders
Consensus boilerplate Yes
Telechat date (None)
Responsible AD Orie Steele
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IANA IANA review state Version Changed - Review Needed
IANA expert review state Expert Reviews OK

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This document describes an EPP command-response extension that permits usage of Internationalized Email Addresses in the EPP protocol and specifies the terms when it can be used by EPP clients and servers. The Extensible Provisioning Protocol (EPP), being developed before the standards for SMTPUTF8 compliant addresses, does not support such email addresses. TO BE REMOVED on turning to RFC: The document is edited in the dedicated github repo ( Please send your submissions via GitHub.


Dmitry Belyavsky
James Gould

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