[dns-operations] Who is xn--j1amh.? Well, the general problem...

Jaap Akkerhuis jaap at NLnetLabs.nl
Wed Mar 20 13:35:04 UTC 2013

Hi Ed,
    $ whois -h whois.iana.org XN--J1AMH.
    % IANA WHOIS server
    % for more information on IANA, visit http://www.iana.org
    % This query returned 1 object
    domain:       =D1=83=D0=BA=D1=80
    domain-ace:   XN--J1AMH
    status:       ACTIVE
    created:      2011-03-01
    source:       IANA
Yes, this is pretty odd. Why would it give less info then with

	$ whois -h whois.iana.org nl

I assume IANA could give some answer.

BTW, it is an IDN for the Ukraine. Hoovering over the items on
<https://www.iana.org/domains/root/db> shows you the encoding. What
always cracks me up on this page is that all IDNs are sorted under the
X (because of XNN- I assume).


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