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[ANNOUNCEMENT] New package: libidn/libidn11/libidn-devel-1.2-1: Internationalized domain name library
- From: "Dr. Volker Zell" <dr dot volker dot zell at oracle dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Tue, 04 Dec 2007 01:21:00 +0100
- Subject: [ANNOUNCEMENT] New package: libidn/libidn11/libidn-devel-1.2-1: Internationalized domain name library
- Reply-to: cygwin at cygwin dot com
The packages `libidn/libidn11/libidn-devel' are now available with the Cygwin distribution:
o http://www.gnu.org/software/libidn/ (Homepage)
o http://josefsson.org/libidn/releases/ (Download location)
GNU Libidn is an implementation of the Stringprep, Punycode and IDNA specifications
defined by the IETF Internationalized Domain Names (IDN) working group, used for internationalized
domain names. The C library is available under the GNU Lesser General Public License.
The library contains a generic Stringprep implementation that does Unicode 3.2 NFKC normalization,
mapping and prohibitation of characters, and bidirectional character handling. Profiles for iSCSI,
Kerberos 5, Nameprep, SASL and XMPP are included. Punycode and ASCII Compatible Encoding (ACE) via
IDNA are supported.
To update your installation, click on the "Install Cygwin now" link on
the http://cygwin.com/ web page. This downloads setup.exe to your
system. Once you've downloaded setup.exe, run it and select "Libs"
and then click on the appropriate fields until the above announced
version numbers appear if they are not displayed already.
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