Shawn Steele Shawn.Steele at microsoft.com
Fri Jun 18 00:25:25 CEST 2010

> I understand your sentiment, but I don't think the problem is IDNA, nor
> ACE.  I think the problem is that we didn't have Unicode and UTF-8 and
> widely deployed in the early 1980s, or better, late 1970s.

Certainly :)  But the standards have to be revised to support globalization regardless of the mechanism.  There are many options and ACE seems like an easy fix in many cases.  I fear that the short-term gain though isn't worth the longer-term pain.


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