IDN names for servers
cantor.2 at osu.edu
Mon Nov 12 16:45:25 EST 2012
On 11/12/12 4:38 PM, "Christopher Bongaarts" <cab at umn.edu> wrote:
>I have an SP that is planning to use an internationalized domain name
>(cyrillic characters).dept.umn.edu for their server. Any special
>concerns about this? Do they need an extra set of endpoints for the
>punycode version of the hostname? Will either server choke on it?
>Anyone actually tried it?
I think some older bugs were found by somebody who tried it, so I suspect
it mostly works now, but I've never tried it myself.
All I can say about the endpoints is that you need the endpoints that your
clients will use. If that includes punycode, then so be it, but there's
nothing special about it.
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