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Right-to-Left Scripts for Internationalized Domain Names for Applications (IDNA) (RFC5893)

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000198351D
Original Publication Date: 2010-Aug-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2010-Aug-05
Document File: 34 page(s) / 39K

Publishing Venue

Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

Related People

H. Alvestrand: AUTHOR [+3]

Abstract

1.1. Purpose and Applicability

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Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)                H. Alvestrand, Ed. Request for Comments: 5893                                        Google Category: Standards Track                                        C. Karp ISSN: 2070-1721                        Swedish Museum of Natural History                                                              August 2010

                        Right-to-Left Scripts for          Internationalized Domain Names for Applications (IDNA)

Abstract

   The use of right-to-left scripts in Internationalized Domain Names    (IDNs) has presented several challenges.  This memo provides a new    Bidi rule for Internationalized Domain Names for Applications (IDNA)    labels, based on the encountered problems with some scripts and some    shortcomings in the 2003 IDNA Bidi criterion.

Status of This Memo

   This is an Internet Standards Track document.

   This document is a product of the Internet Engineering Task Force    (IETF).  It represents the consensus of the IETF community.  It has    received public review and has been approved for publication by the    Internet Engineering Steering Group (IESG).  Further information on    Internet Standards is available in Section 2 of RFC 5741.

   Information about the current status of this document, any errata,    and how to provide feedback on it may be obtained at    http://www.rfc-editor.org/info/rfc5893.

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   Copyright (c) 2010 IETF Trust and the persons identified as the    document authors.  All rights reserved.

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Alvestrand & Karp            Standards Track                    [Page 1]
 RFC 5893                   IDNA Right to Left                August 2010

 Table of Contents

   1.  Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  2

     1.1.  Purpose and Applicability  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  2

     1.2.  Background and History . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  3

     1.3.  Structure of the Rest of This Document . . . . . . . . . .  3

     1.4.  Terminology  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ....