idna folding (was Re: idna-bis and '?')
Erik van der Poel
erikv at google.com
Mon Dec 17 00:07:57 CET 2007
To me, this sounds as though one should not be mapped to the other at
registration time, so I don't understand why people would be
interested in treating them as the same codepoint at registration
On Dec 16, 2007 2:52 PM, Harald Alvestrand <harald at alvestrand.no> wrote:
> Erik van der Poel skrev:
> > Hi Patrik,
> > On Dec 16, 2007 12:50 AM, Patrik Fältström <patrik at frobbit.se> wrote:
> >> First of all there is a difference between mappings at time of
> >> resolution, and at time of registration.
> >> If we start with the registration mappings, people do have interest of
> >> treating for example swedish and norwegian o with diaeresis / slash as
> >> the same codepoint.
> > Just out of curiosity, are there any Swedish or Norwegian company or
> > personal names that are written with o-diaeresis or o-slash, and would
> > any of them be offended if their names were displayed with the one
> > that they do not normally use themselves in printed matter, business
> > cards, logos, etc?
> Is water wet?
> FYI - my son is named Torbjørn, while Patrik's son is named Torbjörn.
> Neither would accept having his name written the other way in his own
> country, but both would agree that they have the same name.
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