Re: idna-bis and '〓'
duerst at it.aoyama.ac.jp
Tue Nov 27 04:01:40 CET 2007
At 23:44 07/11/26, John C Klensin wrote:
>--On Monday, 26 November, 2007 06:02 -0800 Erik van der Poel
><erikv at google.com> wrote:
>> Has anyone started working on iri-bis? Is there a draft?
>There is a draft
>but, if I correct recollect the content of a
>recent note from Martin, the most recent version has not been
Well, in the sense that there is virtually always an editor's
copy that may be a few edits ahead (in particular during a
publication stop), yes.
>My personal prediction is that it may be in for an "interesting"
>ride: there still seem to be ambiguities about the degree to
>which it is a user interface spec versus something to be used on
It is definitely designed to be used in protocols and formats,
although not all protocols and formats (in particular older ones)
may not use it.
>some of the script communities that are very different
>from European ones don't see it as an adequate solution to their
Do you mean that the scheme part is restricted to US-ASCII?
Or something else?
>I think all of those issues could be addressed
>with a very clear scope statement, but we may have problems
>agreeing on such a statement.
There is already quite some scope discussion in the document,
although under the title "Applicability" (Section 1.2). If
you have any proposals for improvement, please send them to
public-iri at w3.org, the mailing list for discussing this update.
[That applies to any other comments and suggestions on this
draft, which are all very welcome.]
#-#-# Martin J. Du"rst, Assoc. Professor, Aoyama Gakuin University
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