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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