Preparation of Internationalized Strings ("stringprep"), December 2002
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- PROPOSED STANDARD
- Obsoleted by:
- RFC 7564
- P. Hoffman
- NON WORKING GROUP
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This document describes a framework for preparing Unicode text strings in order to increase the likelihood that string input and string comparison work in ways that make sense for typical users throughout the world. The stringprep protocol is useful for protocol identifier values, company and personal names, internationalized domain names, and other text strings. This document does not specify how protocols should prepare text strings. Protocols must create profiles of stringprep in order to fully specify the processing options. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.
For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.