New version of strawman for IDNAv2
Mark_Andrews at isc.org
Mon Mar 2 01:17:05 CET 2009
In message <email@example.com>, "Adam M. Costello" writes:
> John C Klensin <klensin at jck.com> wrote:
> > --On Friday, February 27, 2009 14:59 -0800 Mark Davis
> > <mark at macchiato.com> wrote:
> > > I am less familiar with the case of Sinhala, but I believe that the
> > > main issue with all of the other Indic-based scripts is the same
> > > as the sigma case. That is, it is not a significant problem to
> > > identify input strings A and B; the problem is that the one that
> > > is returned from the DNS is not the "correct" form. That is, the
> > > canonicalization and equivalence class are acceptable, but the
> > > particular representative of that equivalence class that is in the
> > > DNS is not the preferred form.
> > And that is a problem that, unless someone has more insight into the
> > situation than I do, can be solved only with server-side matching.
> I don't see why it's a problem at all. How common is it for
> applications to display domain names obtained from DNS? I'm not aware
> that this ever happens except for logging/debugging purposes.
Mail applications regularly display mail domain names.
Psi (jabber) does it. I can change the name displayed in Psi but
it still defaults to user at service.
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