From: Clark Cox (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Mon Feb 14 2005 - 22:02:07 CST
On Mon, 14 Feb 2005 17:16:04 -0800, Mark Davis <email@example.com> wrote:
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Mark E. Shoulson" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> To: "Mark Davis" <email@example.com>
> Cc: "Unicode Mailing List" <firstname.lastname@example.org>; "UnicoRe Mailing List"
> Sent: Monday, February 14, 2005 16:55
> Subject: Re: IDN Security
> > (Braille is an interesting case, since by rights people using Braille
> > readers would be registering names in the appropriate scripts, and
> > merely representing them with Braille patterns, but again, I suppose
> > it's harmless—I can't see anyone actually wanting to use it)
> > The dingbats, obviously, are going to be an interesting battleground of
> > domain buyers...
> The only security issues presented, however, would be where they are
> confusable with other characters.
Well, would a braille reader render U+0061 and U+2801 identically?
That is, would a blind person, using a braille interface be fooled by:
"p⠁ypal.com", "payp⠁l.com" or "p⠁yp⠁l.com"
-- Clark S. Cox III email@example.com http://www.livejournal.com/users/clarkcox3/ http://homepage.mac.com/clarkcox3/
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