Tonus (was: Re: Casefolding Sigma (was: Re:
IDNAbis Preprocessing Draft))
vint at google.com
Thu Jan 31 13:37:55 CET 2008
inputting them in the browser is fine. They get casefolded and
normalized for dns lookup. your problem is that the IDN design, for
valid reasons related to Unicode normalization, has not been able to
preserve the original strings but only the normalized ones.
On Jan 31, 2008, at 4:55 AM, Vaggelis Segredakis wrote:
> I am referring to the .gr database of Domain Names.
> No one has violated anything, since we keep the domain names with
> lower case
> sigmas but the people who chose to register these specific domain
> names have
> done so because they can input them on the browser line as they
> spell them
> in Greek, with the final sigmas in place. Should we deny them of this
> Should I start spelling my name as Βαγγέλησ instead of
> Βαγγέλης which is the
> correct spelling because some people had problems designing a
> protocol for computers?
> Kind Regards,
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Harald Alvestrand [mailto:harald at alvestrand.no]
> Sent: Wednesday, January 30, 2008 6:05 PM
> To: Vaggelis Segredakis; 'John C Klensin'; patrik at frobbit.se
> Cc: idna-update at alvestrand.no
> Subject: RE: Tonus (was: Re: Casefolding Sigma (was: Re: IDNAbis
> Preprocessing Draft))
> --On Wednesday, January 30, 2008 14:09:50 +0200 Vaggelis Segredakis
> <segred at ics.forth.gr> wrote:
>> To present to you some facts, today we have ~9,500 Greek IDNs in our
>> database. Of these IDNs 3,144 have the final sigma and they actually
>> depend on it.
> Which database is this?
> Do you actually mean that there is a registration authority that has
> violated the IDNA2003 spec 3144 times out of 9500 registrations, or
> are you
> saying something different?
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