Re: idna-bis and 'ß'
John C Klensin
klensin at jck.com
Fri Nov 23 19:38:49 CET 2007
--On Friday, November 23, 2007 7:16 PM +0100 Harald Tveit
Alvestrand <harald at alvestrand.no> wrote:
> According to the tables at the back of
> draft-faltstrom-idnabis-tables-03, 0x00DF LATIN SMALL LETTER
> SHARP S is listed as NEVER.
> It's an user interface issue what to do when the user types a
> LATIN SMALL LETTER SHARP S; idnabis deliberately does not
> require that one maps it to "ss".
I should have gone back and checked the tables, rather than
relying on memory, before sending my note. So we have erred on
the side of "NEVER", contrary to my assumption. But the other
comments in my note about the tradeoffs, as well as Harald's
comment above, still stand.
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