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Re: [Lynx-dev] non-ascii characters in URLs

From: Keith Bowes
Subject: Re: [Lynx-dev] non-ascii characters in URLs
Date: Tue, 3 Jan 2012 15:49:11 -0500
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.21 (2010-09-15)

Je 2012-Jan-03 je 11:01, Thorsten Glaser skribis:
> The ONLY place where non-ASCII characters are allowed in
> a “web address” (IDNA) is a browser’s address bar. They
> are then punycode-encoded, yielding the xn--something
> form (URL), which is what you see on the line.

That seems like a silly, outdated policy.  If things are built with IDN,
why not use it?  Besides, entering an IDN in Lynx's "address bar" (after
pressing g) doesn't work either.

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