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- IDN conversion library
cc [ flag... ] file... -lidnkit [ library... ] #include <idn/api.h>
Functions in this library provide conversions between ACE string and multibyte character string of the current locale or a specified codeset. They support various manipulations of internationalized domain names, including encoding conversion and name preparation. They are designed according to IDNA framework where each application must do necessary preparations for the internationalized domain names before passing them to the resolver. The library provides easy-to-use, high-level interfaces to help applications with the preparation.
The libidnkit library internally uses iconv(3C) to provide encoding conversion from UTF-8 to the local encoding (such as ISO8859-1, usually determined by the current locale), and from the local encoding to UTF-8.
The shared object libidnkit.so.1 provides the public interfaces defined below. See Intro(3) for additional information on shared object interfaces.
64–bit shared object
See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following attributes:
Internationalizing Domain Names in Applications (IDNA)
Nameprep: A Stringprep Profile for Internationalized Domain Names (IDN)
Punycode: A Bootstring encoding of Unicode for Internationalized Domain Names in Applications (IDNA)
Preparation of Internationalized Strings ("stringprep")
DoD Internet Host Table Specification
Domain Name System Implementation Schedule - Revised
Requirements for Internet Hosts -- Communication Layers
Requirements for Internet Hosts -- Applications and Support
Unicode Standard Annex #15: Unicode Normalization Forms, Version 3.2.0. http://www.unicode.org
International Language Environments Guide (for this version of Solaris)
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