[Idna-arabicscript] mapping of Full Stops

"Martin J. Dürst" duerst at it.aoyama.ac.jp
Tue Oct 13 22:52:02 CEST 2009

On 2009/10/14 2:57, John C Klensin wrote:
> (duplicative copies trimmed)
> --On Tuesday, October 13, 2009 23:04 +0500 Sarmad Hussain
> <sarmad.hussain at nu.edu.pk>  wrote:
>> However, do note, in context of other comments, U+06D4 is a
>> DISALLOWED code in IDNA200x protocol.  This does imply that
>> any previous registered domain names with U+06D4 as part of
>> the label would be rejected by any application conforming with
>> the upcoming IDNA protocol
> Yes.  And this may be one of the situations in which an
> incompatibility between IDNA2003 and IDNA2008 is an advantage,
> at least in the medium to long term.

Yes. Using the LDH rule and applying it to Unicode characters would have 
been a good idea already in IDNA 2003. (Whether changing it from IDNA 
2003 to IDNA 2008 will work is going to be seen.)

Regards,   Martin.

#-# Martin J. Dürst, Professor, Aoyama Gakuin University
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