rarebit (rarebit) wrote in linguaphiles,
rarebit
rarebit
linguaphiles

International Domain Name test is live

http://idn.icann.org/

http://العربية.idn.icann.org/
http://简体中文.idn.icann.org/
http://繁體中文.idn.icann.org/
http://ελληνικά.idn.icann.org/
http://हिन्दी.idn.icann.org/
http://日本語.idn.icann.org/
http://한국어.idn.icann.org/
http://فارسی.idn.icann.org/
http://русский.idn.icann.org/
http://தமிழ்.idn.icann.org/
http://ייִדיש.idn.icann.org/



wow ICANN you're a SAINT! you're just giving us these things for FREE! (about time and don't dare to simply transliterate "com" "net" and "org"... how about a bunch of contests and choosing by popular vote, meaningful "suffixes"? whats the difference between a com and an org, I mean come on...)

anyhow I think they're just caving because I've heard that quite a few countries have been setting up their own "internet" in the local language
Subscribe

  • Il donne sa langue au chat

    It is not enough to read French correctly. It is not enough to literally understand what is written. You also need to be French in order to…

  • FRENCH: yes, sir

    I'd like to ask you what would a French soldier say, after he receives an order, before he goes away. I believe in English it's simply "Yes, sir!"

  • KO == Not OK

    I've noticed that the acronym KO in French and Italian informal communication can mean simply "not OK" without particular relation to the original…

  • Post a new comment

    Error

    Anonymous comments are disabled in this journal

    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded 

  • 10 comments

  • Il donne sa langue au chat

    It is not enough to read French correctly. It is not enough to literally understand what is written. You also need to be French in order to…

  • FRENCH: yes, sir

    I'd like to ask you what would a French soldier say, after he receives an order, before he goes away. I believe in English it's simply "Yes, sir!"

  • KO == Not OK

    I've noticed that the acronym KO in French and Italian informal communication can mean simply "not OK" without particular relation to the original…