language question re: IDNs

Cary Karp ck at
Wed Oct 7 14:51:41 CEST 2009

Quoting Debbie:

> I suppose it would depend on whether you were referring to glyphs or the
> domain name as a whole.  E.g Homomorphic bundling meaning the whole domain
> name and Homoglyph bundling meaning just the relevant glyphs.  For me
> Homoglyph bundling means mapping of individual glyphs so I still think
> Homomorphic domain name bundling is correct in this context.

That's a very reasonable distinction in itself and surely nice to have 
waiting to put forward in any context where it might be useful. Again FWIW 
-- the ICANN w.g. really is focusing on homoglyphic identity (without any 
intention of exporting the terminology), and IDNA is explicitly restricted 
to labels and not entire names.


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