Re: Unicode abuse

From: Doug Ewell (
Date: Sun Mar 06 2005 - 15:19:27 CST

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    Erik van der Poel <erik at vanderpoel dot org> wrote:

    > 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.

    Nameprep is a process by which characters are normalized, case-folded,
    thrown away, and so forth. What control would it have over whether
    domain names are stored in HTML or any other format?

    -Doug Ewell
     Fullerton, California

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