[Gen-art] LC review: draft-ietf-idnabis-bidi-06.txt

"Martin J. Dürst" duerst at it.aoyama.ac.jp
Thu Jan 7 02:27:45 CET 2010

Fine with me.   Regards,   Martin.

On 2010/01/06 22:58, Harald Alvestrand wrote:
> John C Klensin wrote:
>> --On Tuesday, October 06, 2009 07:07 -0400 Vint Cerf
>> <vint at google.com> wrote:
>>> Martin,
>>> in that case, let's see whether we have consensus around
>>> simply explaining
>>> that not all CS are permitted by BiDi and that both tables and
>>> bidi rules are needed
>>> to implement IDNA2008 as intended.
>> To keep this in perspective, there are several other categories
>> in the lists in Bidi from which only a very small number of
>> characters are permitted by Tables. In the case of CS, the
>> "small number" is zero but, unless the readers understand that
>> they need to go to Tables for specific permitted character
>> information, they might be equally confused.
>> So, IMO, the correct statement is something like "not all
>> characters from the listed categories are permitted by BiDi
>> and... as intended". I don't think CS is special in that
>> regard.
> I am now integrating changes suggested during Last Call review so that a
> new version can be emitted as soon as the IESG says "no other issues".
> In response to this issue, I have added the following statement to the
> introduction:
> The other normative documents in the IDNA2008 document
> set establish criteria for valid labels, including listing the permitted
> characters. This document establishes
> additional validity criteria for labels in scripts normally written
> from right to left.
> I think that's what the document was saying all along, but it doesn't
> hurt to be over-explicit, especially given the reactions to "CS" that
> we've seen on the list.
> Is that clear enough?
>> john
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