[tei-council] Internationalised domains

Kevin Hawkins kevin.s.hawkins at ultraslavonic.info
Fri Oct 7 12:40:02 EDT 2011

On 10/7/2011 1:58 AM, Stuart A. Yeates wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 7, 2011 at 4:59 PM, Kevin Hawkins
> <kevin.s.hawkins at ultraslavonic.info>  wrote:
> <snip great summary>
>> But I fear that I have missed the point of Punycode here.
> The advantage of punycode over percent encoding is that DNS doesn't
> accept % encoding and making it accept percent encoding would require
> rewriting portions of network stacks in embedded devices (i.e. every
> router on the planet).

So Stuart, are you suggesting that we revise 
http://www.tei-c.org/release/doc/tei-p5-doc/en/html/ref-data.pointer.html to 
prescribe RFC 3492 (Punycode) encoding of URIs, which should follow RFC 
3986 except for not using percent encoding?

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