When will ß-Domains in Germany(.de) not be changed to ss anymore? - by KloinerFeigling83

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ID 863488 Comments
Status Active Workarounds
Type Bug Repros 3
Opened 4/29/2014 7:34:40 AM
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Description

Hi,

When will ß-Domains in Germany(.de) not changed to ss anymore?
for example in IE/Outlook/etc cc

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Posted by Viktor Krammer on 5/1/2014 at 1:17 PM
See also
https://connect.microsoft.com/IE/feedback/details/621415/idna-add-support-for-german-sharp-s-u-00df-in-internationalized-domain-names
Posted by Microsoft on 4/30/2014 at 11:28 AM
Thank you for your feedback. We will be investigating this issue further.

Best regards,

The Internet Explorer Team
Posted by EricLaw [ex-MSFT] on 4/29/2014 at 11:38 AM
This question could be rephrased as: When, if ever, will IE change from IDNA2003 behavior to IDNA2008 behavior for the ß character.

http://www.unicode.org/faq/idn.html

See http://blogs.msdn.com/b/shawnste/archive/2013/09/09/how-does-ie-handle-the-idn2008-rfcs.aspx for discussion.