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Re: Status of IDN support?

From: Daniel Stenberg <>
Date: Thu, 12 Jan 2017 10:35:11 +0100 (CET)

On Wed, 11 Jan 2017, Tim Ruehsen wrote:

> The IDN2_TRANSITIONAL enables TR46 'transitional' conversion (tries to be
> compatible to IDNA2008 and IDNA2003 as much as possible),
> IDN2_NONTRANSITIONAL enables TR46 'non-transitional (IDNA2008, the way that
> every app should go... may arise some incompatibilties with IDNA2003 which
> is still under heavy use).

Can you elaborate on some specific incompatibilties you're aware of? Aren't
the problem mostly that there are still clients using IDNA2003 and not so much
in the other end?

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