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Nueva sesión en la agenda de la reunión ICANN 48

Se agregó una sesión a la agenda del miércoles por la mañana. Invitamos a la comunidad de la ICANN a participar de una sesión que se realizará a las 07:00 ART (10:00 UTC) del día de mañana con el objeto de debatir acerca de la reunión de múltiples partes interesadas que se llevará a cabo en Brasil. La sesión tiene una duración programada de hora y media y se realizará en la sala Libertador AB del Sheraton Buenos Aires Convention Center; se ofrecerá un desayuno continental a los participantes.

Se contará con participación remota mediante el sitio web de la reunión de la ICANN http://buenosaires48.icann.org/en/schedule/wed-multistakeholder-community. Quienes no puedan participar de la reunión podrán escuchar el audio en vivo en árabe, chino, inglés, francés, portugués, ruso y español. Las transcripciones en los siete idiomas estarán disponibles después de la reunión.

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    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."