[Idna-arabicscript] mapping of Full Stops
vint at google.com
Mon Oct 12 04:15:47 CEST 2009
the category for mappings is INFORMATIONAL - there was a mistake made
in the original Last Call notification. No one is asking that the
mappings document be more than informational (ie non-normative).
On Oct 11, 2009, at 9:17 PM, YAO Jiankang wrote:
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Erik van der Poel" <erikv at google.com>
> To: "Paul Hoffman" <phoffman at imc.org>
> Cc: <idna-update at alvestrand.no>; "Arabic Scripts IDNA" <idna-arabicscript at lists.irnic.ir
> Sent: Monday, October 12, 2009 2:24 AM
> Subject: Re: [Idna-arabicscript] mapping of Full Stops
>> On Sun, Oct 11, 2009 at 10:52 AM, Paul Hoffman <phoffman at imc.org>
>>> At 9:03 AM -0700 10/11/09, Erik van der Poel wrote:
>>>> Of course, the
>>>> IDNAbis mapping draft explicitly states that it is intended to be
>>>> at the UI level (e.g. keyboard input), but, frankly, I don't
>>>> think we
>>>> have much experience with IDNA implementations that distinguish
>>>> between the UI and data interchange levels.
>>> So, what do you propose instead? If this is a proposal to abandon
>>> draft-ietf-idnabis-mappings, you need to be more explicit about
>>> it. If it is not such a proposal, then you need to say what parts
>>> of the draft need to be abandoned to deal with your concern.
>> In my opinion, it is not necessary to abandon idnabis-mappings.
>> It is trying to solve a perceived problem at the UI level (which
>> may be
>> somewhat unusual for an IETF document).
>> As long as it is not
>> normative, it's fine with me. Maybe it should become an Experimental
>> RFC instead of Informational.
> I think that at least it should be informational. Mapping is also
> very important. it is one way to make idna2008 be compatible with
> the idna2003 protocol.
> the suggested category is proposal standard.
> Yao Jiankang
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