[TYPO3-core] Fw: RFC: Bug 689: Domain Record with umlaut Domains not working

Martin Kutschker Martin.Kutschker at n0spam-blackbox.net
Mon Aug 27 17:47:58 CEST 2007

Dmitry Dulepov [typo3] schrieb:
> Martin Kutschker wrote:
>> Question: how is a sub-domain handled? eg www.müller.de Does the 
>> complete domain start with xn-- (xn--www.mller-kva.de)) or only the 
>> "real" domain (www.xn--mller-kva.at)?
> www.xn--mller-kva.at but see below.
>> Depending on the answer the check in t3lib_tcaforms.php must be changed.
> Actually, I just discovered that patch has a error. It will convert 
> punycode domain name back to normal string only if that starts from 
> xn--.

That's what I meant :-)

> Now the question is: do we still need punycode support in the core? It 
> seems that only you and me care ;) If we do need it, I will make an 
> updated patch for core. If no, let it be in extension. Less fat in typo3 
> core this way.

"Umlaut-Domains" didn't get that popular as the sellers of them hoped.

Requires the extension XLASSes? If not we could ship is as system 
extension. Too me built-in IDNA-support sounds good on the feature list of 


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