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RE: [ga] Cairo DNSO GA meeting agenda
At 09:42 03.03.00 -0800, Rick H Wesson wrote:
>Jean-Michel && Richard
>there is already work in the IETF about supporting international character
>sets in DNS.
But this group is explicitly barred from considering the question of who
decides what domain names to allocate.
>more information can be found at
>Since the IETF is part of the ICANN structure you may not want to
>duplicate ongoing work as part of the PSO seems qulified to handle
The IETF is not part of the ICANN structure, any more than the ITU or
Time-Warner-AOL is. If there are domain name allocation issues to be
considered (and I think there are), then ICANN has to work them out.
However, it might be nice to wait a bit before starting, in order for some
of the tech stuff to get shaken down a bit.
>I would suggest folks participate in the IETF WG.
So would I.
Technical advisor to the IETF IDN group
Harald Tveit Alvestrand, EDB Maxware, Norway
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