From: Patrick Andries (email@example.com)
Date: Thu Mar 24 2005 - 08:34:48 CST
sPeter Kirk a écrit :
> On 24/03/2005 06:51, Patrick Andries wrote:
>> I wonder what extra security you gain by removing let say apostrophe,
>> hyphen, middle dot ? There is nothing wrong using caseless letters
>> or marks with other symbols from a bicameral script (it depends on
>> the writing system, that is the language using these characters).
> I suspect the real problem with apostrophe is more one of backward
> compatibility with existing software.
Yes, I also thought so but compatibility is a different issue than
security (see name of thread). I also thought that IDN were supposed to
free us from some of the compatibility baggage (basic Ascii).
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