Unicode and APIs

Nicolas Williams Nicolas.Williams at sun.com
Wed Sep 19 18:12:32 EDT 2007

On Wed, Sep 19, 2007 at 02:50:02PM -0700, Russ Allbery wrote:
> I think you still have to deal with IDN for any place where a hostname is
> embedded in a Kerberos principal name and where automatic discovery of the
> appropriate principal name for a service is done.

Indeed.  I've argued before that it might be easier to use the IDN
punycode encoding for all non-ASCII strings in the protocol.

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