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Public Comment

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IDN 3 Character

Open: 15 February 2010
Closed: 1 April 2010

Explanation/Background: This document is a follow-up to the independent Implementation Working team's recommendation on IDN string requirements. The previous requirement for at least three characters in all gTLD strings was considered problematic for some languages, and the team released a recommendation to relax the requirement in some cases. An excerpt of guidebook text is included to help inform the discussion.

IDN 3-Character Requirement:

Staff member responsible: Karla Valente

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