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    Re: XTNS Launches Multilingual Internet Domains Wi
    by simon on Wednesday September 26 2001, @11:11AM (#2545)
    User #2982 Info | http://www.nic.pro/
    You're right dan,
    German language domains from VeriSign work for me. E.g. käse.com, but XTNS don't even when I change the charachter set. I use IE 5.5nic.PRO will be back online soon with FREE sub-domains. Dowload the FREE plug-in at
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    Re: XTNS Launches Multilingual Internet Domains Wi
    by Anonymous on Wednesday September 26 2001, @02:54PM (#2553)
    NO. You are WRONG. You are confusing what appears within an HTML page with what you can or cannot type into the Address Bar of IE. Sure, Unicode characters all resolve in the body of the HTML (check out the XTNS site and you'll see all of their ML names in the correct character sets resolving as UTF-8, if that is you have your browser set up right). But that is quite different from typing in the Address Bar.

    You can type in the XTNS names if you are running Win2000. But with Win98 you have to be configured for that language/country to be able to enter names in that country's character set. That goes for at least the character sets in the XTNS launch. Other sets (such as european ones) dont need a change: so you should be able to add Extended Latin characters in the Address Bar (say French or German with accents). No problem.

    Understand now?

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