UTC Agenda Item: IDNA proposal

Michael Everson everson at evertype.com
Fri Nov 24 10:33:57 CET 2006

At 09:20 +0530 2006-11-24, Patrik Fältström wrote:

>I got a (private) request to remove all IPA 
>codepoints, where IPA is based on the BLOCK (not 
>SCRIPT), that is correct.

That is by no means appropriate. You immediately 
render IDN unavailable to Azerbaijan, for 

>>(I have not been able to follow all of the discussions.)
>>>- Do not accept script Inherited
>>Why? What does this mean and what are the implications?
>Because of the content of that script. For example
>See script "inherited" in the table.

Um. You're banning all independently combining 
characters? Then you immediately render IDN 
unavailable to millions of Africans.

Is this really what you are doing?
Michael Everson * http://www.evertype.com

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