Re: IDN problem.... :(

From: Patrick Andries (
Date: Sat Feb 12 2005 - 20:03:14 CST

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    Mark E. Shoulson a écrit :

    > Patrick Andries wrote:
    >> In my mind, mixed scripts are suspicious (Basic Latin needed for the
    >> ".com" and such is IMO script-neutral), but unmixed scripts (even
    >> foreign) are perfectly okay if the user has mentioned that he can
    >> read a language using that script. What could be needed then is some
    >> logic to identify the scripts used in the domain name and link them
    >> to languages.
    > What's more, even mixed scripts are not necessarily dubious.

    I did say that the Basic Latin A-Z is script-neutral and generic for me
    (see extract above and other message on partitioning), same for 0-9 and
    basic punctuation (".", "/", ":" , "?", "%", etc. for URL).

    > What about www.תלמוד for a site with the Talmud
    > online? Or Ελλας I agree that such things probably should
    > be flagged somehow, but "just look for mixing scripts" isn't the
    > answer either.

    I believe it really simplifies things and partitions the problem.

    P. A.

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