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Re: [jetty-dev] URLs with IDN domains in jetty-client doesn't work


On Tue, Dec 13, 2016 at 4:26 PM, Konstantin Gribov <grossws@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> I thought to just throw an exception and do it early (from `newRequest`).
> Another justification to this is that `newRequest`'s parameter is called uri
> and RFC 3986 for URI says that only part of ascii and percent-encoded can be
> used there.
> We have a workaround in our code to support IDNs but it could be unreliable
> because it use `j.n.URL` to parse original url string and builds URI back
> from it.
> It also could stop working with IDNs since it isn't obligated to work with
> them at all.
> I think, normal IDN support would be a huge task since it should affect not
> only creating requests but things like correct redirect and cookies handling
> at least.

I agree.

Please file an issue to track this, and then - if you want - also a
pull request.

Thanks !

Simone Bordet
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