Foreign language letters in domain names

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    Absolutely no one knows anything when I ask more advanced questions? What a knowledgeable community!
     
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    I'm searching for advice with the same thing.
     
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    You sound like a proper douche.

    But nevertheless, I'll answer your question. Godaddy actually DOES allow them. Check:

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    http://www.godaddy.com/domains/searchidn.aspx
    Never had any issues with them (DNS, mailing etc), because they actually get transformed to something called punycode, e.g. the above mentioned "XN--8CA.NET" is punycode, check http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Punycode

    How it displays in the user's browser is up to the browser.. Some browsers display the punycode version in the address bar, some the scripted version.. That's something you cannot alter.

    And yes, there are a lot of untapped markets here.
     
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    Hm, looks like you can buy them on godaddy.

    On my local registry you cant