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From "William A. Rowe Jr." <>
Subject Re: utf-8 -> punycode for ServerName|Alias?
Date Tue, 31 Jul 2012 20:03:53 GMT
On 7/30/2012 3:11 PM, Tim Bannister wrote:
> On 30 Jul 2012, at 23:00, William A. Rowe Jr. wrote:
>> Exactly my point.  If you configure a utf-8 hostname, we know in fact it is
>> a punycode encoding of that value, which is why I believe it makes sense to
>> represent both when you test the vhost configs with -D DUMP_VHOSTS.  If you
>> configure a punycode hostname, it will be accepted with no hassle.  There
>> is no such thing as an actual utf-8 or extended ASCII (8 bit) hostname.
> At the moment I have configuration (not working, but “ready” anyway :-) for the same
virtual host in UTF-8 and punycode variants. I could easily set one of them to differ from
the other.
> How will the new httpd handle this kind of situation? I think what I'd expect is a warning
and then for one of them to take precedence and the other to be ignored.

I expect we would follow the same duplicate detection logic we currently employ
against ServerName/ServerAlias.

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