Browser IDN display policy: opinions sought
Abdulrahman I. ALGhadir
aghadir at citc.gov.sa
Sat Dec 24 06:47:37 CET 2011
I guess you have missed something.
The second link was broken I didn't copy it correctly and I think that you haven't check it, have you?
When you want to register an IDN you should define the script and the language which your label will follow.
http://www.icann.org/en/topics/idn/fast-track/idn-cctld-implementation-plan-15dec11-en.pdf (check 3.2)
http://www.icann.org/en/topics/new-gtlds/rfp-clean-19sep11-en.pdf (check 1.3.1)
As you see it is part from ICANN application process and it is a must and I think this will help us in having a solid resource which can provide us with needed information?
From: idna-update-bounces at alvestrand.no [mailto:idna-update-bounces at alvestrand.no] On Behalf Of Gervase Markham
Sent: 21/Dec/2011 1:58 PM
To: Abdulrahman I. ALGhadir
Cc: idna-update at alvestrand.no; Raed Al-Fayez
Subject: Re: Browser IDN display policy: opinions sought
On 21/12/11 08:42, Abdulrahman I. ALGhadir wrote:
> I think currently both ICANN and IANA maintain a public list for new
> IDNs and their supported script/language, see the 2 lists: - IANA :
> http://www.iana.org/domains/idn-tables/ - ICANN:
> These 2 lists can be easily combined and amended with some extra
> fields to suit the application developer needs. For example,
> additional field can be added to cover supported languages and scripts
> that will help applications safely to display U-Labels instead of
> A-Labels when the language/script rules is met.
As I understand it, these sites are merely records of policy; no restrictions are imposed. So if .newtld decided to register with IANA to say "we accept every character", then the tables would duly record that fact, despite there being a big potential problem.
So, unless I have missed something, such lists are of no help in this situation.
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