Posts Tagged ‘ß’

Character ß in .de soon

DENIC plans to update Domain Guidelines effective 16 November 2010 – Sunrise period for holders of domains with names containing “ss” starting on 26 October 2010 Effective 16 November 2010, the central registry for .de domains, DENIC, will abolish the rule that forbids the Latin small letter sharp s to be used as an independent […] starts on December 10

Brussels, 10 September 2009 – EURid is pleased to announce that .eu will support internationalised domain names (IDNs) effective 10 December. For the first time, residents of the European Union will be able to register a .eu domain name made up of non-Latin characters. “IDNs are particularly important for .eu,” notes Marc Van Wesemael, EURid […]

International domain names get a bit closer and more European-friendly

In early 2009, the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) plans to adopt the update for international domain names (IDN) discussed since the beginning of this year. This became evident in the talks at the developers’ meeting in Minneapolis this week. One of the new entries on the list of characters allowed for domains that don’t […]

IEFT planning internationalized email addresses

The Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) has published three crucial documents for the standardisation of email address headers that include symbols outside the ASCII character set. This means that soon you’ll be able to use Chinese characters, French accents, and German umlauts in email addresses as well as just in the body of the message. […]