[dns-operations] Who is xn--j1amh.? Well, the general problem...
jaap at NLnetLabs.nl
Wed Mar 20 15:40:18 UTC 2013
On 20 Mar 2013, at 13:35, Jaap Akkerhuis <jaap at NLnetLabs.nl> wrote:
> Whatalways cracks me up on this page is that all IDNs are sorted under the
> X (because of XNN- I assume).
Does a sensible sorting order for characters from different
character sets even exist?
I think, but am not sure that Unicode has some information about desired
The only one I can think of is by strict code point value, but
then that would produce incorrect results for those languages
whose own code points aren't in lexical order.
That will at least be some order. Now it appears semi random under X
since it depends on encoding. But this all for the iana webmaster to
What I find really odd is that port 43 gives less information when
asked with an IDN label.
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