From: Alexander Savenkov (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Fri Feb 18 2005 - 09:14:20 CST
on 2005-02-18T08:48:24+03:00 Doug Ewell <email@example.com> wrote:
> Alexander Savenkov <savenkov at xmlhack dot ru> wrote:
>>> http://www.icann.org/committees/idn/idn-codepoint-input.htm, IANA
>>> recommend blacklisting the following Unicode character ranges as
>>> unusable within IDNs:
>>> * Box Drawing
>>> Blacklisting all of these can be an effective part of an overall more
>>> thorough anti-spoofing solution by greatly cutting down on spoofing
>>> opportunities prior to other forms of filtering.
>> "Greatly" is not correct. "Slightly" is more appropriate.
> I'm not convinced that (a) box-drawing characters will contribute
> noticeably to any spoofing problems nor that (b) box-drawing characters
> are in particularly hot demand for IDNs anyway, for either legitimate or
> nefarious purposes.
Absolutely agreed. I didn't mean the box-drawing set of characters
specifically, but rather all the characters that Neil thought were
about to greatly facilitate the solution of the spoofing problem.
In fact, I just wanted to reduce the number of lines to quote. Sorry
for the confusion.
-- Alexander Savenkov http://www.xmlhack.ru/ firstname.lastname@example.org http://www.xmlhack.ru/authors/croll/
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