AW: Eszett and IDNAv2 vs IDNA2008
Shawn Steele (???)
Shawn.Steele at microsoft.com
Fri Mar 13 18:10:17 CET 2009
Thanks for the correction, but I think you see my point
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From: Georg Ochsner <g.ochsner at revolistic.com>
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Subject: AW: Eszett and IDNAv2 vs IDNA2008
> Consider a little-used word like Fußball and point it somewhere other
> than fussball.de Regardless of the linguistic subtleties of some words,
> most users will expect ß and ss to behave the same. Even if it weren't
> true in Germany, would a German web site really want to risk that a
> Swiss or Austrian customer might hit a competitor's site?
You mixed it up, in Austria ß is used exactly like in Germany.
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