Re: IDN problem.... :(

From: Patrick Andries (
Date: Fri Feb 11 2005 - 20:44:20 CST

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    John Burger a écrit :

    > Kenneth Whistler wrote:
    >> My concern is whether a confusables mapping would be of
    >> more help to the anti-spoofers seeking ways to check for
    >> and disallow spoofing and confusion, or for the scammers
    >> seeking to automate obscure spoofs.
    A very valid concern IMHO, it also sounds like at lot of work (and
    maintenance). Would 1 and l be considered confusable, rn and m ? Would
    glyph variants be considered (but Unicode is more concerned with
    characters) ?

    > In my opinion, security through obscurity rarely works.

    In this case, what does it precisely mean ?

    P. A.

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