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Label Generation Rules for the Root Zone Version 2 (RZ-LGR-2)

6 June 2017

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Open Date: 6 June 2017 Close Date: 24 July 2017
Originating Organization: Global Domains Division
Categories/Tags: Top-Level Domains
Brief Overview: To determine valid top-level Internationalized Domain Name (IDN) labels and their variant labels, the community had finalized the Procedure to Develop and Maintain the Label Generation Rules for the Root Zone in Respect of IDNA Labels [PDF, 1.39 MB]. The Procedure requires community-based Generation Panels (GPs), organized for relevant scripts, to convene and propose specific rules. These rules are evaluated and then integrated into the Root Zone Label Generation Rules (RZ-LGR) by the Integration Panel (IP). The Integration Panel (IP) has successfully evaluated the Root Zone Label Generation Rules (LGR) Proposals for five additional scripts, Ethiopic, Georgian, Lao, Khmer and Thai, submitted by the respective GPs, following the release of these individual proposals for public comments. The IP has integrated these proposals, along with Arabic script already integrated into the first version of the Root Zone LGR (RZ-LGR-1), to develop the second version of the Root Zone LGR (RZ-LGR-2 [PDF, 891 KB]). As per the Procedure, RZ-LGR-2 is being released for public comments to gather community feedback for its finalization.
Link: https://www.icann.org/public-comments/rz-lgr-2-2017-06-06-en