AW: Formal submission of our documents to AD
g.ochsner at revolistic.com
Tue Oct 6 16:40:17 CEST 2009
I agree with Martin below! Further I don't think that registries that would not bundle could implicitly be considered as "untrusted". (BTW There are other alternatives for registries just like grandfathering.) As Martin said, especially in the future - the more IDNA2008 spreads - there will be many cases where the ss / ß versions of a domain name may point to different websites without any problems at all - one could rather say it's even an advantage... And to fight phishing and/or typos at this point is in my eyes neither necessary nor efficient.
Von: idna-update-bounces at alvestrand.no [mailto:idna-update-bounces at alvestrand.no] Im Auftrag von "Martin J. Dürst"
Gesendet: Montag, 5. Oktober 2009 13:01
An: Mark Davis ☕
Cc: Vint Cerf; Harald Alvestrand; idna-update at alvestrand.no
Betreff: Re: Formal submission of our documents to AD
Also, in Step 3, you split, which means that in Step 5, you have several
strings, but you only return one string ?!
As for mapping tables, what seems to happen is that e.g. a "ß" is mapped
to "ss" for lookup, but not for display. This seems to be really a bad
combination: You pretend that the browser (or whatever) distinguishes
between "ss" and "ß", but redirect to "ss". From a point of view of a
search engine, that may be the right thing to do, but assuming that .de
allows separate registrations in those cases where there is a real
difference between "ss" and "ß", which I hope they will, the above will
be the worst of both worlds. If my name is Straßen, and I own
straßen.de, and somebody else owns strassen.de because his/her name is
Strassen.de, then we both want to be able to make sure people get to the
right place, at least once IDNA2008 is deployed.
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