From: Erik van der Poel (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Sun Mar 06 2005 - 14:39:26 CST
Mark Davis wrote:
> I don't view this as a problem, if user-agents take the simple precaution of
> displaying IDNs in post-nameprep form, which they really want to do for
> other reasons.
I would have to agree that this is not a huge problem, but it is a pity
that the current version of Nameprep allows domain names to be stored in
other formats (e.g. HTML) with various unnecessary characters coming
from hither and yon in this vast Unicode space.
Most people don't really look "under the hood" (at HTML "source" code),
but the IETF has to think about other protocols and document formats
too. HTML is not the only place where domain names appear. The other
place that immediately comes to mind is email, though I must admit that
I haven't thought about that enough to make a strong case here today.
"Talk" to you later,
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