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Reports and Findings

 

Publication Date Type Report
November 17, 2017 CSC Report on PTI Performance CSC Report on PTI Performance - October 2017
October 17, 2017 CSC Report on PTI Performance CSC Findings of PTI Performance - September 2017
September 18, 2017 CSC Report on PTI Performance CSC Findings of PTI Performance - August 2017
August 21, 2017 CSC Report on PTI Performance CSC Findings of PTI Performance - July 2017
July 19, 2017 CSC Report on PTI Performance CSC Findings of PTI Performance - June 2017
June 16, 2017 CSC Report on PTI Performance CSC Findings of PTI Performance - May 2017
May 18, 2017 CSC Report on PTI Performance CSC Findings of PTI Performance - April 2017
April 21, 2017 CSC Report on PTI Performance CSC Findings of PTI Performance - March 2017
March 16, 2017 CSC Report on PTI Performance CSC Findings of PTI Performance - February 2017
February 21, 2017 CSC Report on PTI Performance CSC Findings of PTI Performance - January 2017
January 19, 2017 CSC Report on PTI Performance CSC Findings of PTI Performance - December 2016
December 21, 2016 CSC Report on PTI Performance CSC Findings of PTI Performance - November 2016
November 30, 2016 CSC Report on PTI Performance CSC Findings of PTI Performance - October 2016

The PTI report is delivered monthly to the Customer Standing Committee to report their performance against the service levels identified in the IANA naming functions contract. The reports can be found here: http://www.iana.org/performance/csc-reports

Domain Name System
Internationalized Domain Name ,IDN,"IDNs are domain names that include characters used in the local representation of languages that are not written with the twenty-six letters of the basic Latin alphabet ""a-z"". An IDN can contain Latin letters with diacritical marks, as required by many European languages, or may consist of characters from non-Latin scripts such as Arabic or Chinese. Many languages also use other types of digits than the European ""0-9"". The basic Latin alphabet together with the European-Arabic digits are, for the purpose of domain names, termed ""ASCII characters"" (ASCII = American Standard Code for Information Interchange). These are also included in the broader range of ""Unicode characters"" that provides the basis for IDNs. The ""hostname rule"" requires that all domain names of the type under consideration here are stored in the DNS using only the ASCII characters listed above, with the one further addition of the hyphen ""-"". The Unicode form of an IDN therefore requires special encoding before it is entered into the DNS. The following terminology is used when distinguishing between these forms: A domain name consists of a series of ""labels"" (separated by ""dots""). The ASCII form of an IDN label is termed an ""A-label"". All operations defined in the DNS protocol use A-labels exclusively. The Unicode form, which a user expects to be displayed, is termed a ""U-label"". The difference may be illustrated with the Hindi word for ""test"" — परीका — appearing here as a U-label would (in the Devanagari script). A special form of ""ASCII compatible encoding"" (abbreviated ACE) is applied to this to produce the corresponding A-label: xn--11b5bs1di. A domain name that only includes ASCII letters, digits, and hyphens is termed an ""LDH label"". Although the definitions of A-labels and LDH-labels overlap, a name consisting exclusively of LDH labels, such as""icann.org"" is not an IDN."