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  Internationalized domain name - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
IDN has, by the standards of the Internet, a long history; it was originally proposed in 1996 (by M. Duerst) and implemented in 1998 (by T.W.Tan et al).
Internationalizing Domain Names in Applications (IDNA) is a mechanism defined in 2003 for handling internationalized domain names containing non-ASCII characters.
Such domain names could not be handled by the existing DNS and name resolver infrastructure.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Internationalized_domain_names   (2538 words)

Internationalized Domain Names and Labels This section describes the master template rules for all domain names and labels which may be used in the internationalized namespace, although subordinate rules and restrictions are also applied as secondary filters, depending on the intended usage of the domain name.
Internationalized Host Identifiers Internationalized host identifiers are a subset of the internationalized domain names described in section 4.1, which only use a subset of the allowable UCS characters, but which reuse the global transfer encodings and comparison routines.
Domain names which appear as unstructured data in application content are beyond the control of this specification, and are generally subject to the encoding and formatting desires of the end-users who created the data.
ietfreport.isoc.org /idref/draft-hall-dm-idns   (14842 words)

 Multilingual Domain Name Registries - Get your domain name in international languages
Internationalized domain names are domain names represented by native language characters.
ASCII is the current standard for domain names, which means all domain names are to be comprised of a to z and 0 to 9 Roman characters, plus the '-' symbol.
Only the SLD portion of the domain name is multilingual; the.com.net and.org portions of the domain remain and all information such as name, address for the Administrative and Billing contacts remain English ASCII based.
webkor.com /multilingual_domain_name_faqs.htm   (1660 words)

 Internationalized Domain Names (IDN) Support in Mozilla Browsers - MDC
When a browser sees a host name such as http://developer.mozilla.org, it passes a request to the DNS resolver service (usually built into an OS), which in turn sends a request to a nearest domain name server to return an IP address that corresponds to the host name.
RFC 3490 (Internationalizing Domain Names in Applications (IDNA)) defines characters used in IDN to be drawn from Unicode Standard 3.2.
This was accomplished by the publication of the ICANN guideline for IDN in June of 2003.
developer.mozilla.org /en/docs/Internationalized_Domain_Names_(IDN)_Support_in_Mozilla_Browsers   (1498 words)

 ICANN | .NET Application Form
Grabensee represented the ICANN Registrar Constituency on the Names Council of the DNSO in 2002.
Afilias Chairman, Mr Grabensee, represented the ICANN Registrar Constituency on the Names Council of the DNSO in 2002.
In implementing the "transfer undo" feature, Afilias has created a new command by which the sponsorship of a domain name may be transferred between registrars without the registry system automatically adding a year to the registration term of such domain name, and without charging the account of the gaining registrar.
www.icann.org /tlds/net-rfp/applications/afilias.htm   (15908 words)

 GKG | Making Domain Registration Work For You
The domain name that you choose can now be up to 63 characters long before you add the http://www.
Name availability is verified by accredited registrars such as GKG through the SRS (Shared Registration System).
Yes, name server names may include native character set names preceding the.com or.net in the internationalized domain names testbed.
www.gkg.net /domain/support/faq/regfaq.html   (3373 words)

 Internationalized Domain Names: The Babelization Factor
As one would expect, in the upcoming ICANN Shanghai Meeting of October 28, 2002, IDNs (Internationalized Domain Names, also known as Multilingual Domain Names), are one of the main topics of discussion.
Another center where IDN activities are gaining momentum is the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), not only because it is the oldest organization in the industry, but also because of the amazing possibilities and complications that ENUM services will bring into the mix.
IDN WG is in the final stage of specifying a document for the standardization of IDNs, from which I quote:
www.circleid.com /posts/internationalized_domain_names_the_babelization_factor   (2055 words)

 Domaining | Domainers | Domain Name News | Domain Name Sales | Expired Domain Names Blog: SPECIAL EDITION REPORT: Are ...
IDN has, by the standards of the Internet, a long history; it was originally proposed prior to (by M. Duerst) and implemented in 1998 (by T.W.Tan et al).
IDNs, internationalized domain names, have been a very hot topic as of late because of the growing awareness by the countries using non-ASCII languages combined with the highly anticipated release of IE7, which is believed to be IDN compliant.
The top names have not been traded yet and the ones that have were all subject to NDAs, so nobody really knows exactly how much they commanded or how much they will be commanding in one, two, three, four or five years down the road for that matter.
www.domainingblog.com /2006/01/special-edition-report-are-idns-next.html   (4618 words)

 VeriSign IDN   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
IDNs are domain names or Web addresses, represented by local language characters.
IDNs provide a convenient mechanism for users to access Web sites in their preferred language.
IDNs are an important factor in the transformation of the Internet into a truly global and multilingual tool.
www.noenglishnecessary.com   (96 words)

 NetNames Launches Internationalized Domain Name Registration Service
However ICANN, the global domain name governing body, has agreed on a new industry standard for the registration of domain names containing non ASCII characters.
The introduction of IDNs represents a valuable opportunity for multi-national organizations to purchase foreign language domain names that will be more recognizable and memorable to native speakers.
Through its industry leading domain name management service, NetNames Platinum Service, the company is responsible for managing and protecting online brands for international corporates, including over 25% of the FTSE 100.
www.prnewswire.com /cgi-bin/stories.pl?ACCT=104&STORY=/www/story/05-03-2004/0002165061&EDATE=   (448 words)

 Naming Services from VeriSign, Inc.
VeriSign Naming Services is the largest domain name registry in the world, managing over 50 million digital identities in over 350 languages.
IDNs are.com and/or.net domain names or Web addresses, represented by local language characters rather than ASCII text.
Provides the most relevant and desirable domain name alternatives to your web site visitors, and higher conversion rates and additional domain name registrations for your business.
www.verisign-grs.com /idn   (280 words)

 Multilingual domain name usage lags
Internationalized domain names have attracted great interest among non-English speaking users of the Internet and are a top priority for the 'Net's policymakers.
Domain name registars report that sales of internationalized domain names have tapered off even though the testbed now supports characters used in 350 languages.
VeriSign charges registrars $6 per internationalized domain name, but registrars mark up the price to around $35, which is the standard price for other names in the.com,.net and.org domains.
www.networkworld.com /news/2001/0702apps.html   (1053 words)

 Finding Domain Names Using Personal Names   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
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www.1stoppubspot.com /finding-domain-names-using-personal-names.html   (228 words)

 MFSA 2005-29: Internationalized Domain Name (IDN) homograph spoofing
Internationalized Domain Names allow non-English speakers to use domains in their local language.
As a temporary measure the Mozilla Foundation has decided to turn off IDN and instead will display such domains in their raw "punycode" form.
IDN will be re-enabled when the domain registries, standards bodies, and browser vendors can agree on a plan to prevent the use of IDN domains in phishing scams.
www.mozilla.org /security/announce/mfsa2005-29.html   (133 words)

 Internationalized domain name - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
However, the standard for domain names does not allow such characters, and much work has gone into finding a way around this, either by changing the standard, or by agreeing a way to convert internationalized domain names into standard ASCII domain names.
The latter method now appears to be the one that will be adopted, a system called Internationalizing Domain Names in Applications (IDNA) having been proposed, based on the Punycode ASCII encoding of Unicode strings.
This page was last modified 18:35, 10 Aug 2004.
www.encyclopedia-online.info /Internationalized_domain_name   (175 words)

 ICANN | Committees | Internationalized Domain Names (IDN) Committee   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Resolved [01.94] that IDN Committee is hereby established under Article VII, Section 1(c), of the ICANN bylaws to serve as a general coordination body for the work on policy issues identified in the IDN Working Group Report and such other policy issues that the IDN Committee shall identify;
Further resolved [01.99] that the IDN Committee is encouraged to commission panels of volunteer experts from different countries with practical experience in the policy issues identified in the Final Report, and linguistic experts (including experts in non-ASCII character sets and languages not spoken by persons active in current discussions); and
Further resolved [01.100] that the IDN Committee is requested to present its initial work plan, schedule, and proposed budget for approval by the ICANN Board at the third ICANN annual meeting, to be held in Marina del Rey in November 2001.
www.icann.org /committees/idn   (475 words)

 Patent flap slows multilingual domain name plan
Creating communications protocols for internationalized domain names is one of the most significant efforts under way within the IETF, the Internet's premier standards-setting body.
The IETF is under pressure from Internet users outside the U.S., who want domain names in their native languages instead of the English-language alternatives available today.
The IETF's Internationalized Domain Name (IDN) working group recently discovered that an Ann Arbor, Mich., start-up named a patent on Jan. 30 that appears to cover many aspects of the technical solution developed by the working group.
www.networkworld.com /news/2001/0326patent.html   (931 words)

 Secure Internationalized Domain Names (IDN) - thawte
Internationalized Domain Names (IDNs) provide a convenient mechanism for users to access websites in their preferred language.
Not only will your secured Internationalized Domain content be reflected in the certificate details, but your thawte Trusted Site Seal will also reflect your local language content.
If you require additional Information on the benefits of IDNs or would like to purchase an Internationalized Domain Name, please click here.
www.thawte.com /internationalized-domain-names/idns/index.html   (225 words)

 SimplePie: Weblog » Internationalized Domain Name support on the trunk
Internationalized Domain Name support on the trunk 14 Jun 2006
After Googling around a bit, I found a PHP library that can translate IDN’s into friendlier domain names that SimplePie (and more specifically, the CURL extension) can handle.
Instead of using the correct domain name, FeedTools ends up prefixing the links on James’ blog with “file:///”, which is obviously wrong.
simplepie.org /blog/2006/06/14/internationalized-domain-name-support-on-the-trunk   (660 words)

 IBM: ICU Demonstration - Internationalized Domain Name Algorithm   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Enter the domain name to be converted in UTF-8 or escaped Unicode text (\uXXXX or \UXXXXXXXX) :
Domain labels containing non-ASCII code points are required to be processed by ToASCII operation before passing it to resolver libraries.
Domain names that are obtained from resolver libraries are required to be processed by ToUnicode operation before displaying the domain name to the user.
www-950.ibm.com /software/globalization/icu/demo/domain   (248 words)

 Internationalized Domain Name (idn) Charter
The goal of the group is to specify the requirements for internationalized access to domain names and to specify a standards track protocol based on the requirements.
The scope of the group is to investigate the possible means of doing this and what methods are feasible given the technical impact they will have on the use of such names by humans as well as application programs, as well as the impact on other users and administrators of the domain name system.
A fundamental requirement in this work is to not disturb the current use and operation of the domain name system, and for the DNS to continue to allow any system anywhere to resolve any domain name.
www.ietf.org /proceedings/01dec/146.htm   (350 words)

 libidn: GNU Internationalized Domain Name Library   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
GNU Libidn is an implementation of the Stringprep, Punycode and IDNA specifications defined by the IETF Internationalized Domain Names (IDN) working group, used for internationalized domain names.
The IDNA API consists of the ToASCII and ToUnicode functions, as well as an high-level interface for converting entire domain names to and from the ACE encoded form.
The library is used by, e.g., GNU SASL and Shishi to process user names and passwords.
www.gnu.org /software/libidn/doxygen   (735 words)

 Reference.com/Encyclopedia/Internationalized domain name
This APNG Project was funded under the Pan Asia R&D Grant administered on behalf of IDRC by the Canadian Committee on Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS).
April 2006: Study Group 17 meeting in Korea gave final approval to the Question on Internationalized Domain Names
, also proposes via an own registrar network generic domain name registrations in various languages, but the country codes at the end of the domain names are also transcripted into the same characters as the domain names.
www.reference.com /browse/wiki/Internationalizing_Domain_Names_in_Applications   (2472 words)

 ICANN | Meetings in Cape Town, South Africa 1-5 December 2004
The IDN Workshop will build upon the achievements of the previous workshop held on 21 July 2004 in Kuala Lumpur.
Participants in this IDN Workshop, in Cape Town, may review the material presented in the earlier tutorial, as the same comprehensive level of introduction to IDN issues will not be provided here.
Description: Persian IDN presents the challenges that IDN designers for languages using variants of an alphabet common to other languages encounter.
www.icann.org /meetings/capetown/idn-workshop-01dec04.htm   (389 words)

 Internationalized Domain Name (idn) Charter
internationalized access to domain names and to specify a standards
administer or control usage of names that use this functionality.
Transitional Reflexive ASE - IDN Transition (IDNX) (39458 bytes)
www.ietf.org /html.charters/OLD/idn-charter.html   (301 words)

 IDN - Internationalized Domain Name
A switched network that transmits voice using digital transmission techniques.
Every attempt has been made to provide you with the correct acronym for IDN.
If we missed the mark, we would greatly appreciate your help by entering the correct or alternate meaning in the box below.
www.auditmypc.com /acronym/IDN.asp   (112 words)

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