[rfc-dist] RFC 5893 on Right-to-Left Scripts for Internationalized Domain Names for Applications (IDNA)

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        RFC 5893

        Title:      Right-to-Left Scripts for Internationalized
                    Domain Names for Applications (IDNA) 
        Author:     H. Alvestrand, Ed.,
                    C. Karp
        Status:     Standards Track
        Stream:     IETF
        Date:       August 2010
        Mailbox:    harald at alvestrand.no, 
                    ck at nic.museum
        Pages:      17
        Characters: 38870
        Updates/Obsoletes/SeeAlso:   None

        I-D Tag:    draft-ietf-idnabis-bidi-07.txt

        URL:        http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc5893.txt

The use of right-to-left scripts in Internationalized Domain Names
(IDNs) has presented several challenges.  This memo provides a new
Bidi rule for Internationalized Domain Names for Applications (IDNA)
labels, based on the encountered problems with some scripts and some
shortcomings in the 2003 IDNA Bidi criterion.  [STANDARDS TRACK]

This document is a product of the Internationalized Domain Names in Applications (Revised) Working Group of the IETF.

This is now a Proposed Standard Protocol.

STANDARDS TRACK: This document specifies an Internet standards track
protocol for the Internet community,and requests discussion and suggestions
for improvements.  Please refer to the current edition of the Internet
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