Re: IDN problem.... :(

From: Curtis Clark (
Date: Fri Feb 11 2005 - 09:48:05 CST

  • Next message: Gregg Reynolds: "Re: IDN problem.... :("

    on 2005-02-11 07:31 Adam Twardoch wrote:
    > This is so anti-i18n. The idea behind IDN was to stop the hegemony of
    > the Latin script in domain names. Solutions that prevent the spoofs
    > should not again start building up the "our people vs. foreign people"
    > way of thinking.

    But it can work "both ways". Someone could spoof a brand-new Cherokee
    banking site, ᏣᎳᎩ.com, with GWУ.com. Perhaps "Domain name is not in the
    script used by your computer operating system."

    (Yes, I know that the spoof looks more like "nahlagi".)

    Curtis Clark        
    Web Coordinator, Cal Poly Pomona                 +1 909 979 6371
    Professor, Biological Sciences                   +1 909 869 4062

    This archive was generated by hypermail 2.1.5 : Fri Feb 11 2005 - 09:48:45 CST