From: Patrick <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: Wed, 7 Aug 2002 16:09:48 +0200
Subject: Re: Sending the original (Unicode) domain name as well as the ACE?
On Wed, Aug 07, 2002 at 03:42:36PM +0200, Stephane Bortzmeyer took time to write: > I'm curious about the rationale. Why not just accepting Unicode and > translating it to ASCII when necessary? Is it because automatic How do you translate Chinese and Japanese and many other characters available in Unicode to ASCII ? > transliteration of Unicode to ASCII is quite difficult so we prefer > that the registrar does it? There were threads about this in the past. I remember vaguely that there was something about putting only ASCII in whois, since Unicode in that would probably break many clients. Patrick.