Hasty attempt to create an IDN WG (Was: WG Review: Internationalized Domain Name (idn)

Harald Alvestrand harald at alvestrand.no
Tue Mar 4 15:19:45 CET 2008

Stephane Bortzmeyer wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 03, 2008 at 04:32:08PM +0200,
>  Jari Arkko <jari.arkko at piuha.net> wrote 
>  a message of 21 lines which said:
>> But it is quite common when we revise a specification that we have
>> only an incomplete defect list. Or we may not have determined if a
>> particular issue is really a defect. Understanding which specific
>> issues have to be fixed is typically WG work in a bis spec effort.
> But it is not in the charter, quite the contrary. The proposed charter
> is written as if there was a consensus on the IDN problems (there is
> not, besides the limitation to Unicode 3.2 and may be the bidi). No
> work is planned to discuss the problems, only solutions are present in
> the charter, already decided even before the WG exists.
The charter is an agenda item at the BOF.
If there's consensus that you're right and the proponents are wrong, we 
can change it.


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