Re: Security Issues

From: Peter Kirk (
Date: Wed Mar 23 2005 - 14:27:58 CST

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    On 23/03/2005 18:08, Mark Davis wrote:

    >C. Characters with no uppercase in bicameral scripts may be suspect, and
    >disallowed or flagged. Which of these really need to be allowed? (Example:
    >U+04C0 ( Ӏ ) PALOCHKA?)
    Palochka is certainly needed in identifiers as it is an integral part of
    the alphabet of some languages, especially of Dagestan. Words missing
    their palochka are simply misspelled. But it might be possible to treat
    palochka as equivalent to U+0406 for IDN purposes.

    Similarly there are alphabets in the same region which use apostrophe
    (perhaps it should be MODIFIER LETTER APOSTROPHE) as part of their

    Is it reasonable to disallow letters which are part of alphabets in
    regular use?

    Peter Kirk (personal) (work)
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