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    They're quick off the mark
    by ukryule on Wednesday March 12 2003, @11:06PM (#11316)
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    It seems that JPRS announced this [jprs.jp] on the same day as the RFCs for IDNs were announced [ietf.org] (last Friday).

    What's interesting is that they're saying they will support IDNs from March 20th ... that's the week before the next ICANN meeting in Rio [icann.org], which plans to discuss (amongst other things) International Domain Names. A little bit of oneupmanship, so that when the topic is discussed they can casually mention that they've already sorted it all out!

    However, as I read it, they have not yet given any information about when and how they will go about registration; it's only when the actual registration starts that they have to get agreement with ICANN - something I assume they'll be pushing for at the meeting.

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