Historic scripts as MAYBE?

Paul Hoffman phoffman at imc.org
Mon Apr 28 16:49:12 CEST 2008

At 12:07 AM -0400 4/28/08, John C Klensin wrote:
>It also seems to me that, in the general case, the letters,
>combining marks, and digits of "archaic" scripts are no more
>likely to be harmful than the letters, combining marks, and
>digits of ones that see more contemporary usage.   Excluding
>them would be a perfectly reasonable candidate for a registry
>restriction. I would imagine that no registry with a very large
>registration scope and a good sense of balance and
>responsibility would want to permit them.  But such registry
>restrictions are a very different situation from disallowing the

That works for me, and seems less likely to cause anguish than 
disallowing them in the protocol.

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