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

Ernesto Baschny [cron IT] ernst at cron-it.de
Mon Aug 27 20:06:53 CEST 2007

Dmitry Dulepov [typo3] wrote: on 27.08.2007 17:09:

>> Wasn't there anoterh patch that tried to solve this at the typolink
>> level? Anyway the approach looks good to me.
> No idea about another patch. May be it was buit I do not remember
> anything like this.
>> 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--. So, www.xn--whatever will not be converted back. But I made a
> quick extension named "punycode" to get punycode support until it all
> works in the core. This problem is solved there.
> 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.

Yes, IMHO we do need it in core. Sorry for currently not being able to
contribute more than that (I have not reviewed the patch), but I just
wanted to give my vote on having that feature included.


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