RE: Security Issues

From: Peter Constable (
Date: Wed Mar 23 2005 - 19:55:53 CST

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    > From: []
    > Behalf Of Mark Davis

    > A. Currently, compatibility decomposables are mapped to their NFKC
    > So
    > if you type in a half-width katakana form, it will map to the
    > form. There is a proposal to simply forbid compatibility decomposable
    > instead of mapping them. Is this acceptable (eg in Japan)?

    This will mean that e.g. U+0E33 THAI CHARACTER SARA AM will not be
    usable in IDN. That could be a serious problem in Thailand. And three
    Lao characters that are commonly used would be blocked, which would be a
    problem in Laos.

    Peter Constable

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