This is Sarves from LKNIC, Sri Lanka.
ICANN has approved our .ලංකා and .இலங்கை IDNs and now we have started issues these domains.
For your information : http://www.icann.org/en/announcements/announcement-4-23mar10-en.htm
Our NIC site - www.nic.lk
Could you please enable .ලංකා and .இலங்கை TLDs in Firefox and other Mozilla products.
We also have localised versions of Firefox in Sinhala and Tamil (Sri Lanka). Please enable these IDNs in those localised versions too.
LK Domain Registry
c/o Department of Computer Science and Engineering
University of Moratuwa
Mob : +94-77-224-4192
Office : +94-11-421-6061
Fax : +94-11-265-0912
Web : http://www.nic.lk
Gerv's note: These are .xn--fzc2c9e2c and .xn--xkc2al3hye2a.
The first step in meeting this request is checking their character lists and homograph policy.
I haven't found a document on http://www.nic.lk that explains what characters are allowed in domain names (.lk, .ලංකා and .இலங்கை) and what are not.
I will reach out to Gihan (admin) about Sarves' request and see if they have their list of allowed characters defined yet, and let them know to provide it.
Yes we have a allowed character list. without defining that we would not have passed ICANN's string evaluation phase.
I will post the list tomorrow after getting the consent from Prof. Gihan Dias.
Sarves: are you able to show us a public copy of the character list?
Sarves: this bug is waiting for input from you; no progress can be made without an answer to the question in comment #4.
Resolved INCOMPLETE due to no input from registry. Please reopen when the character list is available.
*** Bug 633165 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Reopening per bug 633165.
Here's their policy: http://www.nic.lk/index.php/en/idn-policy . Looks good to me; I don't see significant homographs, and they bundle ZWJ.
Created attachment 519699 [details] [diff] [review]
Many thanks to the team!
Just a further note:
We still need to update the IDN Enabled list
with two entries, .xn--fzc2c9e2c and .xn--xkc2al3hye2a.
The Registry URL is: http://nic.lk
The Policy URL is: http://www.nic.lk/index.php/en/idn-policy
I am on an IDN Panel with Sarves at the upcoming ICANN meeting in Singapore, and I'd like to make the changes to the web page so that they are included there as well.
Comment on attachment 519699 [details] [diff] [review]
Approved for 188.8.131.52 and 184.108.40.206, a=dveditz for release-drivers
Approved for the mozilla2.0 repository, a=dveditz for release-drivers
Filed bug 661291 on the website task in comment 13 so it's not forgotten.
Verified for 220.127.116.11 by verifying checkin in source.
Today I tried with Firefox 5. Still I see that both IDNs are not white-listed.
I installed the Firefox 5 Tamil version. Will that be an issue?
Sarves: can you give a link to an example domain which doesn't work? I can't find any registered domains under either TLD using Google's site-specific search.
Gerv : We have many government sites and cooperate sites with IDN. Please see some of them :
I am not sure why Google does not point to any of these.
I checked about:config on Firefox 5, however I do not see that .lanka (.xn--fzc2c9e2c) and .ilangai (.xn--xkc2al3hye2a) are whitelisted.
Hmm. Yes, I missed a branch :-( I checked it in on trunk, 4.0, 3.6 and 3.5 but missed 5.0.
I'm not totally sure how to nominate it now, and whether there is any follow-up release planned on the 5.0 branch, but let's try setting this flag.
leaving this nominated for tracking 5 until we know if we're doing a 5 respin/chemspill. if we don't do a chemspill 5.0.x, we'll minus this when we ship 6.
Asa: dveditz policy with older branches is to permit checkins of bugs like this, and if it turns out that we never ship, then no harm done. See comment 14 for an example - we have no plans to ship again off 1.9.1.
Is the policy different for more recent branches?
Gerv, yeah. New policy because we've got an entirely different build set-up for the new channels system.