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    Re: VeriSign embarks on a Multilingual Strategy -
    by Anonymous on Wednesday June 12 2002, @03:34PM (#7135)
    Verisign also recently aquired some of the stronger IDN approaches in their absorbing eNIC (.CC) and DotTV, who have had solutions that require no plug-ins since their launches in July and August of 2000 (repectively).

    Verisign is positioned well to solve IDN domain names, and with such a large resource as .com or .net (.org for now also), it is good that their approach is a responsible one.

    To see a solution that can perform with outlook (hey, at least it is a start) for email, this is a huge step in a direction that will make IDN more of a "need to use" than a "nice to use" solution.

    With Realnames FAILURE, a browser-centric IDN approach has lost the static foundation it once had.

    Verisign CAN do this, and do it well.
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    Re: VeriSign embarks on a Multilingual Strategy - by Anonymous
    Re: VeriSign embarks on a Multilingual Strategy -
    by PeterBarron (pebarron@hotmail.com) on Wednesday June 12 2002, @04:59PM (#7137)
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    Yes, but SHOULD they do this?

    It's not clear to me that they should. Especially after making such a to-do about New.net's identical solution.

    If ICANN and others aren't hypocritical, they will complain about this just as loudly as they did when New.net introduced their plug-in.

    Then again, I don't expect that to happen. ICANN is about as hypocritical an organisation as there is.

    ++Peter
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