Re: [Evolution-hackers] IDN support for evolution

Hi Michael,
	Sorry I forgot the pointers to documentation.

Reference Documents
	[1] RFC3490, Internationalizing Domain Names in Applications (IDNA),
	    March 2003.
	[2] RFC3454, Preparation of Internationalized Strings ("stringprep"),
	    December 2002.
	[3] RFC3491, Nameprep: A Stringprep Profile for Internationalized
	    Domain Names (IDN), March 2003.
	[4] RFC3492, Punycode: A Bootstring encoding of Unicode for
	    Internationalized Domain Names in Applications (IDNA), March 2003.

>Date: Fri, 17 Oct 2003 10:53:16 +0930
>From: Not Zed <notzed ximian com>
>Subject: Re: [Evolution-hackers] IDN support for evolution
>To: Suresh Chandrasekharan <Suresh Chandrasekharan Eng Sun COM>
>Cc: evolution-hackers ximian com, sceri-evolution sun com, 
seteve swales sun com, Ienup Sung Eng Sun COM, henry jia sun com, 
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>Hi Suresh,
>Sounds interesting - obviously this work must be targetted on the
>development branch.
>Do you have any pointers to RFC's and other documentation?
>Does this also cover email addressing?
> Michael
>On Fri, 2003-10-17 at 09:00, Suresh Chandrasekharan wrote:
>> Hi All,
>> 	We are planning to provide IDN (International Domain Names) support for 
>> Evolution. With this support Evolution will be able to process non-ASCII 
>> charcaters at domain name, hostname, URI and so on. The effect will be the 
>> will be able to type in these info in their native language in Evolution.
>> 	For this we need to deliver IDN library too along with evolution, or 
>> Evolution should take advantage of the IDN support available in a platform. 
>> are looking into the second option of hooking onto the already existing 
>> support for IDN.
>>  Currently there are many opensource implementations for IDN. We have done an 
>> indepth comparison of  IDNKIT 1.0 from JPNIC, IDN SDK 1.0.1 from VeriSign 
>> and GNU IDN library 0.2.0. and figured out that IDNKIT 1.0 from JPNIC
>> 	which feature BSD Open Source License like license is better of the lot 
>> interms of the interfaces it provide and coding discipline and also future 
>> extensibility.
>> 	We are planning to enhance Evolution with support for interfaces for the 
>> above library.
>> 	Pl provide your feedback for this proposed enhancement for Evolution.
>> Thanks & Regards,
>> Suresh
>> _______________________________________________
>> evolution-hackers maillist  -  evolution-hackers lists ximian com

Thanks & Regards,

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