Re: IDN problem.... :(

From: Michael Everson (
Date: Mon Feb 14 2005 - 05:01:03 CST

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    At 01:12 -0500 2005-02-14, Patrick Andries wrote:

    >Are you considering such set of confusables for
    >Italic/Cherokee/Coptic/..., how large a set then? Maintaining such a
    >list of universal confusables seems like a lot of work, and by some
    >aspects very subjective.

    I agree, this is out of our scope, I think. It is "apologetic" and we
    already get attacked enough for this "security problem".

    I mean, really. IDN is for, among others, the Chinese. Who is going
    to maintain the "list of confusables" for Extension B and Extension
    C1 and all?

    Michael Everson * * Everson Typography *  *

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