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GNU Libidn
Internationalized string preparation library

Libidn is an implementation of the Stringprep (with the Nameprep and Kerberos 5 profiles), Punycode and IDNA specifications defined by +the IETF Internationalized Domain Names (IDN) working group, used for internationalized domain names. The library contains a generic Stringprep implementation (including Unicode 3.2 NFKC normalization, table mapping of characters, and Bidirectional Character handling), two Stringprep profiles; Nameprep (for IDN) and Kerberos5, as well as a Punycode and IDNA. This project was formerly known as 'libstringprep.'



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License:GPLv2orlaterBendikker23 May 2018
GPLv2orlater or LGPLv3orlater library C
License:LGPLv3orlaterBendikker23 May 2018
GPLv2orlater or LGPLv3orlater library C
License:GPLv3orlaterKelly Hopkins24 May 2010
command line tool, self tests, examples, other auxilliary

Leaders and contributors

Tim Rühsen Maintainer
Nikos Mavrogiannopoulos Maintainer
Simon Josefsson Maintainer

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Software prerequisites

Required to buildMake
Required to useUnistring
Weak prerequisiteiconv
Required to buildBash

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 23 May 2018.


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