Re: IDN problem.... :(

From: Doug Ewell (
Date: Fri Feb 11 2005 - 10:50:24 CST

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    Adam Twardoch <list dot adam at twardoch dot com> wrote:

    >> U+0440 U+0430 U+0443 U+0440 U+0430 U+04C0 looks just as good in my
    >> browser...
    > To my, it looks like "paypaI" and not like "paypal".

    See, those two look identical in Arial Unicode MS, font size "Smaller,"
    and probably in every other sans-serif font as well. The same is true
    for URL displays in browsers. Nobody is going to set the font for these
    displays to 14-point Times, and the spoofers know it.

    -Doug Ewell
     Fullerton, California

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