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NAME

URI::_punycode - encodes Unicode string in Punycode

SYNOPSIS

  use URI::_punycode;
  $punycode = encode_punycode($unicode);
  $unicode  = decode_punycode($punycode);

DESCRIPTION

URI::_punycode is a module to encode / decode Unicode strings into Punycode, an efficient encoding of Unicode for use with IDNA.

This module requires Perl 5.6.0 or over to handle UTF8 flagged Unicode strings.

FUNCTIONS

This module exports following functions by default.

encode_punycode
  $punycode = encode_punycode($unicode);

takes Unicode string (UTF8-flagged variable) and returns Punycode encoding for it.

decode_punycode
  $unicode = decode_punycode($punycode)

takes Punycode encoding and returns original Unicode string.

These functions throw exceptions on failure. You can catch 'em via eval.

AUTHOR

Tatsuhiko Miyagawa <miyagawa@bulknews.net> is the author of IDNA::Punycode v0.02 which was the basis for this module.

This library is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as Perl itself.

SEE ALSO

IDNA::Punycode, RFC 3492