[Idna-arabicscript] Re: Idna-update Digest, Vol 36, Issue 48
vint at google.com
Sat Dec 5 14:40:00 CET 2009
I do not understand any reason to revisit the CONTEXTJ characters.
There was strong consensus on including them as PVALID.
On Dec 4, 2009, at 10:50 PM, Sarmad Hussain wrote:
> > 200C ; DISALLOWED # ZERO WIDTH NON-JOINER
> > 200D ; DISALLOWED # ZERO WIDTH JOINER
> > There is no new value called TRANSITIONAL. The infamous 4 characters
> > (above) start with the value DISALLOWED. Later, we change them to
> > PVALID (or CONTEXTJ for 200C/200D).
> Before reverting to IDNA2003 level lack of support for these
> characters, do re-consider why the status of these characters (ZWNJ
> and ZWJ) have been changed in Idnabis process: these characters are
> required for writing IDNs for a billion people in South Asia and
> Having them as DISALLOWED and called TRANSITIONAL will only
> propagate older decisions, not fix them. Having them as CONTEXTJ is
> already a workable solution, where they are only (carefully)
> allowed, where they are needed.
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