Updating RFC 5890-5893 (IDNA 2008) to Full Standard
Mark Davis ☕
mark at macchiato.com
Sat Nov 17 00:59:59 CET 2012
> Mapping is not part of IDNA2008
I specifically did not say it was.
Option 1 is clearly *not* IDNA2008. That is option 2.
If Option 1 is expressed so as to accurately represent an alternative
approach that does maintain compatibility, then it includes mapping.
*— Il meglio è l’inimico del bene —*
On Fri, Nov 16, 2012 at 1:41 PM, Patrik Fältström <paf at frobbit.se> wrote:
> Offline I have been asked to respond after all, so here we go.
> On 16 nov 2012, at 12:36, Mark Davis ☕ <mark at macchiato.com> wrote:
> > This inaccurately represents #1.
> What is different between what I wrote and what you wrote?
> > More accurate would be:
> > • Use an algorithm based on Unicode Codepoint meta data (from Unicode
> Consortium) to calculate whether codepoints where to be allowed or not:
> > • devise the algorithm so as to maintain compatibility with idna2003 as
> much as possible.
> > • maintain the lowercase mappings from idna2003 so that uppercase
> variants still work.
> Mapping is not part of IDNA2008, and the need for a 1:1 mapping between A-
> and U-label is a requirement as outlined in various documents.
> > • As with idna2003, ß can be used as a character on input, but resolves
> to the same domain label as when using SS or ss.
> I very explicitly did write inability to use ß in an A- or U-label.
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