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Re: [Help-gnunet] GNUnet's ties to languages

From: lurchi
Subject: Re: [Help-gnunet] GNUnet's ties to languages
Date: Sun, 03 Dec 2017 17:12:16 +0100

On Sun, 2017-12-03 at 13:55 +0100, Tirifto wrote:
> If GNUnet contains parts that the end user will directly interact
> with,
> is it an aim to make them as fair as possible for all nations?
> (For example, were the WWW's addresses designed this way, they might
> allow for other alphabets, and the acronyms might come from an
> international language, such as Esperanto.)

Hello Tirifto!

GNUnet's goal is to provide a framework for secure peer-to-peer
networking to application developers. So it is dependent on the
application what technical details such as addresses are exposed to
If an application exposes GNS addresses (as described at https://gnunet
.org/gns) which have the format


it's up to the application developer to decide what the name/nick part
looks like and whether it should be user-defined or not. So your
friends might we able to reach your website by typing


if you have stored a value under the name ttt in your GNS zone.
AFAIK the current GNS implementation allows UTF-8 encoded strings (I
never tested this). So it will be possible to use characters from all

all the best,

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