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Re: windows: libidn or USE_WIN32_IDN? what effect does libiconv have on curl?

From: Daniel Stenberg <>
Date: Thu, 25 Sep 2014 10:14:21 +0200 (CEST)

On Sun, 14 Sep 2014, Ray Satiro wrote:

> For those of you in Windows are you using libidn or native IDN support? Is
> one better than the other?

I'm not on windows but I think in general the Windows people like the native
support to avoid extra dependencies.

> Can I get IRI support in libcurl using either? Is anyone using IRIs? Maybe
> I've seen them and just never noticed.

Not really. libcurl with IDN support "just" supports international ways to
specify the domain name which isn't really a full IRI.

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Received on 2014-09-25