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Re: I-D ACTION:draft-jseng-idn-admin-04.txt,.pdf

Hi all,

Please take note that JET have no further modification to this I-D and will be submitting it to the RFC Editor for publication.

If anyone has any comments on the I-D, please do so soon.

Thank you.

-James Seng

Internet-Drafts@xxxxxxxx wrote:

A New Internet-Draft is available from the on-line Internet-Drafts directories.

Title : Internationalized Domain Names Registration and Administration Guideline for Chinese, Japanese and Korean
Author(s) : J. Seng et al.
Filename : draft-jseng-idn-admin-04.txt,.pdf
Pages : 20
Date : 2003-7-24

Achieving internationalized access to domain names raises many complex issues. These are associated not only with basic protocol design--such as how names are represented on the network, compared, and converted to appropriate forms--but also with issues and options for deployment, transition, registration, and administration.

The IETF Internationalized Domain Name (IDN) Working Group focused its efforts on the development of a standards-track specification for access to domain names in a range of scripts that is broader in scope than the original ASCII. During its efforts, it became clear that the appearance of characters with similar appearances and/or interpretations created potential for confusion, as well as difficulties in deployment and transition, and that those issues could best be addressed administratively rather than through restrictions embedded in the protocols.

This document is an effort of the Joint Engineering Team (JET), a group composed of members of CNNIC, TWNIC, KRNIC, and JPNIC as well as other individual experts. It offers guidelines for zone administrators -- including but not limited to registry operators and registrars -- and information for all domain names holders on the administration of domain names that contain characters drawn from Chinese, Japanese, and Korean scripts. Other language groups are encouraged to develop their own guidelines as needed, based on these guidelines if that is helpful.

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