RFC 3491

Nameprep: A Stringprep Profile for Internationalized Domain Names (IDN), March 2003

Canonical URL:
https://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc3491.txt
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Status:
PROPOSED STANDARD
Obsoleted by:
RFC 5891
Authors:
P. Hoffman
M. Blanchet
Stream:
IETF
Source:
idn (int)

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DOI:  10.17487/RFC3491

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Abstract

This document describes how to prepare internationalized domain name (IDN) labels in order to increase the likelihood that name input and name comparison work in ways that make sense for typical users throughout the world. This profile of the stringprep protocol is used as part of a suite of on-the-wire protocols for internationalizing the Domain Name System (DNS). [STANDARDS-TRACK]


For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.


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