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Unicode Graphic Domains  (View post)

Tony Ruscoe [PersonRank 10]

Thursday, July 24, 2008
12 years ago6,220 views

Also, infinity:

Leads to: (403 error)

Haochi [PersonRank 10]

12 years ago #

"Hey guys check out my website at, or Option-## if you are on a Mac or CTRL+Shift+U then ## if you are on Linux. Yah go me!"

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New York!

James Xuan [PersonRank 10]

12 years ago #

[put at-character here]

Lol! Apple should get cmd-shift-k .com

Andy Wong [PersonRank 10]

12 years ago #

while looking fun, however, it is hard to key-in the URL, so these URL are not so useful for increasing your traffic.

Jonathan D [PersonRank 0]

12 years ago #

oddly, your blog had several characters that google reader could not render properly. mainly the swastik and the ying yang

Luisa [PersonRank 0]

12 years ago #

Renders fine for me, FF3 + google reader.

Freiddie [PersonRank 7]

12 years ago #

Hmm, it rendered fine on my Google Reader. Make sure the encoding is Unicode.

Jose [PersonRank 0]

12 years ago #

How about mine?


Too bad nameprep will kill these very soon.

[Unlinked – Tony]

[PersonRank 1]

12 years ago #

I love symbol IDNs and have collect some of them -


Joey Jakubowski [PersonRank 1]

12 years ago #

I had a friend who once registered, which translates to ☃.com. He's developed an infatuation with the symbol, and I can't say I blame him.

Daniel Früh [PersonRank 0]

12 years ago #

I am the owner of:

Interesting to reading this here.


Daniel Früh

tedd [PersonRank 0]

12 years ago #


It's interesting to find a site like this. I've been singing the IDNS song for eight years now trying to get people to believe that these are actual and legal domains.

PUNYCODE was never intended for the end-user to see, but there are browser developers who think that protecting end-users from homographic deception is more important than allowing the 97 percent of the worlds population seeing domain names in their own respective language. But, I digress.

I own a few symbol domains and have been trying to sell them, without much success, but I have hopes. Here's some of mine:

Some comments to fellow posters:

To Jose – nameprep was developed in 2003 to aid in allowing symbol domain names to be seen not killed. But if you think different, how about selling me your domain for $20.00 ? :-)

To Andy Wong – for Mac users some of these key are very easy to key-in. Take for example option v, if a Mac user types in option v (that's a square root symbol) they will go to one of my domains. This is a web page that receives over unique 90 visitors a day – and that figure is growing. You can read about it there.

To James Xuan – I originally registered the cmd-shift-k domain (that's the apple logo), but it became one of those restricted characters and I was not able to keep the domain.

If any of you are interested in selling your domain, contact me privately. While I don't have the money I think these domains are worth, I have an idea of how we could sell them.

Good to see interest in symbol domain names.


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[PersonRank 1]

12 years ago #

I am the owner of:

Interesting to reading this here.


Daniel Früh

Glad to meet you here, Daniel

and Congrats to you to own the ☺.com & ♫.com -

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