COM/NET informational message

This message explains an upcoming change in certain behavior of the
com and net authoritative name servers related to internationalized
domain names (IDNs).


This is to inform you that Characterisation GmbH ( has patents pending Ref PCT/DE02/00632 filed 28th February 2001. It appears that the method of resolution used by VGRS in the announcement below uses this process. Characterisation GmbH is willing to discuss licence agreements.

Best regards

Stephen Dyer
Gesch�ftsf�hrender Gesellschafter
Characterisation GmbH