[Dnsmasq-discuss] IDN (internationalized domain name) support

Dave Taht dave.taht at gmail.com
Tue Jan 31 18:59:07 GMT 2017

On Tue, Jan 31, 2017 at 8:57 AM, Simon Kelley <simon at thekelleys.org.uk> wrote:
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> It's included in the Debian, (and therefore Ubuntu) packaging.
> Of course the only difference it makes is to the interpretation of
> domain names in /etc/hosts and friends and config files. - IDNs get
> cached and forwarded by dnsmasq fine without the support being included.

Good to know. Perhaps now I can have my umlaut in my last name back on
some domain name somewhere.

> OK, it also affects logging, I think. göögle.com  appears in the logs
> göögle.com and not as xn--ggle-5qaa.com

That jumps to a very interesting site, btw...

And I guess a couple loggers and logger utilities need to be checked
if they are 8 bit clean.

> Cheers,
> Simon.
> On 28/01/17 21:09, Dave Taht wrote:
>> I am curious as to the deployment status of IDN in the field?
>> and to how often others are building it into their default distro
>> of dnsmasq, and any issues that may exist (other than improving the
>> ease of domain name phishing)
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Dave Täht
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