Ed.Lewis at neustar.biz
Fri Sep 16 20:33:53 UTC 2011
The answer to this question is probably highly local-computer specific.
Looking, for example, at this URL:
There are five characters I can't see. The same is true for a few of
the other IDNs - all seem to be in South Asia for my browser/OS.
I can see the Chinese TLDs (Xianggang, Zhongguo x 2, Taiwan x 2,
Xinjiapo), Korean and others. (I'm not surprised about the Chinese
ones because I've made use of the Chinese character set on my machine
before.) What I can see does seem to depend on the application I am
running (Safari or "vi" or "more" or "cat").
I'm doing this on MacOS machines of various vintages (Leopard, Snow
L, and Lion).
The question - what's the best way to see all of the TLD names in
native script? I mean, if I - echo "$idn" - and idn has a hex
sequence of UTF-8, what seems to get the most characters "to write
I don't mean to make this Mac specific, I'm curious if there's an
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