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From David Barrett <dbarr...@quinthar.com>
Subject Re: UTF-8 hostnames?
Date Fri, 15 Oct 2004 06:38:53 GMT
Thanks for the detailed answer!

On Fri, 15 Oct 2004 12:24 am, Joe Orton wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 14, 2004 at 08:04:35PM -0600, David Barrett wrote:
>>  Does "apr_sockaddr_info_get" (along with all the functions that take
>>  hostnames) accept UTF-8 hostnames?
>
> No, not really.  To do non-ASCII DNS you need to use IDNA to map the
> hostnames to valid ASCII strings: there's an excellent implementation 
> in
> GNU libidn.
>
> Recent versions of glibc support a flag to do this inside getaddrinfo,
> so it would be feasible for apr_sockaddr_info_get to grow a flag to do
> that internally, but it would be rather Linux-specific for the time
> being.
>
> joe

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