Re: Security Issues

From: Patrick Andries (
Date: Thu Mar 24 2005 - 08:34:48 CST

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    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).

    P. .A

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