Browser IDN display policy: opinions sought

Andrew Sullivan ajs at
Sun Dec 11 20:20:02 CET 2011

On Sat, Dec 10, 2011 at 06:48:20PM +0100, Patrik Fältström wrote:
> On 10 dec 2011, at 18:26, Paul Hoffman wrote:
> > D: Unicode if the label is a single script that is displayable by the browser, Punycode otherwise.
> +1
> With the exceptions for combinations of various scripts and script COMMON.

But this boils down to, "We should do that, unless we can't and it
makes sense to do something else."  Which is practically equivalent to
"we should follow this rule except when we don't."

Note that even LDH is not in one script.


Andrew Sullivan
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