From: Mark Davis (email@example.com)
Date: Fri Mar 25 2005 - 10:28:00 CST
The issue is really that I think we must do it for letters, to be able to
detect mixed script or whole script confusables. The thinking is, at least
in phase 1, we don't worry about other symbols just to cut down the initial
----- Original Message -----
From: "Doug Ewell" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: "Mark Davis" <email@example.com>; "Benson Margulies"
<firstname.lastname@example.org>; "Peter Constable" <email@example.com>;
"Unicode Mailing List" <firstname.lastname@example.org>; "UnicoRe Mailing List"
Sent: Thursday, March 24, 2005 21:32
Subject: Re: Security Issues
> Mark Davis <mark dot davis at jtcsv dot com> wrote:
> > I agree, in general. Allowing the ROOK chess symbol is not likely to
> > cause any problem.
> > 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.
> I confess that the daunting scope of idn-chars is one reason I haven't
> kept up with my promise to help with the "confusables" list, for which I
> -Doug Ewell
> Fullerton, California
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