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Punycode: A Bootstring encoding of Unicode for Internationalized Domain Names in Applications (IDNA)
RFC 3492

Approval announcement
Draft of message to be sent after approval:


From: The IESG <>
To: IETF-Announce <>
Cc: Internet Architecture Board <>,
    RFC Editor <>, 
    idn mailing list <>, 
    idn chair <>
Subject: Protocol Action: 'Internationalizing Domain Names In 
         Applications (IDNA)' to Proposed Standard 

The IESG has approved the following documents:

- 'Internationalizing Domain Names In Applications (IDNA) '
   <draft-ietf-idn-idna-14.txt> as a Proposed Standard
- 'Punycode:A Bootstring encoding of Unicode for IDNA '
   <draft-ietf-idn-punycode-03.txt> as a Proposed Standard
- 'Nameprep: A Stringprep Profile for Internationalized Domain Names '
   <draft-ietf-idn-nameprep-11.txt> as a Proposed Standard

These documents are products of the Internationalized Domain Name Working 

The IESG contact persons are Erik Nordmark and Lisa Dusseault.

A URL of this Internet-Draft is:

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