RE: IDN problem.... :(

From: Shawn Steele (
Date: Mon Feb 14 2005 - 14:59:20 CST

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    > > Demanding from the user that he/she needs to know and understand the

    > > difference between the Kurdish Q and the English Q is defintiely
    > > WAY too much from the user.

    > Users looking at the punycode forms of the homographic variants won't
    have > a problem distinguishing between the two.

    That works for this example, but that won't work at all for non-Latin
    scripts. Subtle distinctions between 2 Chinese characters would be two
    different gibberish forms of xn--?????? in punycode. The punycode would
    be meaningless to the end user. Any solution needs to be international.

    - Shawn

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