From: Mark Davis (email@example.com)
Date: Thu Mar 24 2005 - 11:42:53 CST
I agree, in general. Allowing the ROOK chess symbol is not likely to cause
However, doing a full sweep for confusability is a bit daunting; look at all
the characters on idn-chars.html (you are welcome to start now ;-). So
people are proposing at least as an interim step, to reduce the likelyhood
of problems by excluding non-required characters.
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From: "Benson Margulies" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: "Mark Davis" <email@example.com>; "Peter Constable"
<firstname.lastname@example.org>; "Unicode Mailing List" <email@example.com>;
"UnicoRe Mailing List" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Thursday, March 24, 2005 07:57
Subject: RE: Security Issues
> It seems to me that the right approach is to focus on confusable sets,
> not on 'bad characters'.
> Further, that the implication of a confusable set ought to be on the
> question of what domains (and such) you can register, not what
> characters you can use.
> Once person A has registered a domain using a member of a confusable
> set, that should preclude other registrations in the set, just as you
> can't register two domains that differ by a case distinction.
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