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Using the UTF-8 Character Set in the Domain Name System

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Authors Stuart Kwan , James Gilroy , Dr. Levon Esibov
Last updated 2001-05-08
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The Doain Name System standard specifies that names are represented using the ASCII character encoding. This docuent expands that specification to allow the use of the UTF-8 character encoding, a superset of ASCII and a translation of the UCS-2 character encoding.


Stuart Kwan
James Gilroy
Dr. Levon Esibov

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