Add .<Qatar> to IDN whitelist

RESOLVED FIXED

Status

()

Core
Networking: Domain Lists
RESOLVED FIXED
7 years ago
6 years ago

People

(Reporter: gerv, Assigned: gerv)

Tracking

Trunk
Points:
---

Firefox Tracking Flags

(status1.9.2 .14-fixed, status1.9.1 .17-fixed)

Details

Attachments

(2 attachments)

(Assignee)

Description

7 years ago
Dear Gervase,

Hope you are fine and well, I have got your contacts from Dr.Al-Zoman, Director of Saudi NIC ( IDN ccTLD manager of Saudi ).

Qatar got approval for the IDN string .قطر (xn--wgbl6a ) which is outlined in ICANN on the bellow link :

http://www.icann.org/en/topics/idn/fast-track/string-evaluation-completion-q-en.htm 

As you know that a friendly user experience in using IDNs is very important for the successes of IDN implementation, Firefox Is an important browser and we would like Qatar’s IDN string to be approved on your TLD white list and distributed in your future Firefox updates .

Appreciate your support in this issue .. 

Best Regards,

Mohamed El Bashir
(Assignee)

Updated

7 years ago
Depends on: 576508
(Assignee)

Updated

7 years ago
No longer depends on: 576508
(Assignee)

Comment 1

7 years ago
I have emailed Mohamed El Bashir to get info on the character list used.

Gerv

Comment 2

7 years ago
Hi Gerv, 

For IDN string .قطر (xn--wgbl6a ) we are using Arabic Domain Names Project Language table, which is also used by Saudi Arabia, Egypt and Emirates IDN TLDs .
http://www.iana.org/domains/idn-tables/tables/sa_ar_1.0.html 

Variants table for Arabic language is also the one used by the same above entities . http://www.iana.org/domains/idn-tables/tables/xn--mgberp4a5d4ar_ar_1.0.html

A dedicated IDN string .قطر (xn--wgbl6a ) registry site with registration policies is currently under development and well be published later .

Comment 3

7 years ago
Created attachment 477884 [details]
IDN String Language table ( character list )

IDN String Language table ( character list )
(Assignee)

Comment 4

7 years ago
OK, that's great :-)

Gerv

Comment 5

7 years ago
Grev. 

any updates on when the it will be included on tld white list
(Assignee)

Comment 6

7 years ago
Created attachment 485712 [details] [diff] [review]
Patch v.1

Here is a patch to implement this policy update. Requesting approval.

Gerv
Assignee: nobody → gerv
Status: NEW → ASSIGNED
Attachment #485712 - Flags: approval2.0?
Comment on attachment 485712 [details] [diff] [review]
Patch v.1

a=beltzner
Attachment #485712 - Flags: approval2.0? → approval2.0+
(Assignee)

Comment 8

7 years ago
Checked in on trunk.
http://hg.mozilla.org/mozilla-central/rev/9ed0dffe2c81

Gerv
Status: ASSIGNED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 7 years ago
Resolution: --- → FIXED
(Assignee)

Comment 9

7 years ago
Comment on attachment 485712 [details] [diff] [review]
Patch v.1

Requesting branch approval.

Gerv
Attachment #485712 - Flags: approval1.9.2.14?
Attachment #485712 - Flags: approval1.9.1.17?
Comment on attachment 485712 [details] [diff] [review]
Patch v.1

Approved for 1.9.2.14 and 1.9.1.17, a=dveditz for release-drivers
Attachment #485712 - Flags: approval1.9.2.14?
Attachment #485712 - Flags: approval1.9.2.14+
Attachment #485712 - Flags: approval1.9.1.17?
Attachment #485712 - Flags: approval1.9.1.17+
(Assignee)

Comment 11

7 years ago
http://hg.mozilla.org/releases/mozilla-1.9.1/rev/6ddc4eebe69c
http://hg.mozilla.org/releases/mozilla-1.9.2/rev/3cd6eef8e1c3

Gerv
status1.9.1: --- → .17-fixed
status1.9.2: --- → .14-fixed
(Assignee)

Comment 12

7 years ago
(In reply to comment #2)
> A dedicated IDN string .قطر (xn--wgbl6a ) registry site with registration
> policies is currently under development and well be published later .

Mohamed: has this yet happened? 

Gerv

Comment 13

7 years ago
The registry web site on its final stages to be released very soon, the policies published in Arabic and English .

Can be checked at the time being at : http://ictdrdev.forumone.com/policies 

Mohamed
(Assignee)

Comment 14

6 years ago
Mohamed: can you give us the final URL for these policies, please?

Gerv

Comment 15

6 years ago
The URL is : www.domains.qa
(Assignee)

Comment 16

6 years ago
Mohamed: more specifically, I am looking for a direct URL to your IDN policies, including a permitted character list. Ideally in English but, if it is not available in English, then in Arabic. Could you perhaps give me such a URL?

Thanks,

Gerv

Comment 17

6 years ago
This is a direct link to our registration policieis page in English : http://domains.qa/en/policies 

The bellow is a direct link to the Domain Registration Policy Document which have reference to Arabic language table :
http://domains.qa/sites/default/files/Qatar%20Domains%20Registry-Domain%20Name%20Registration%20Policy_0.pdf
You need to log in before you can comment on or make changes to this bug.