I-D Action:draft-faltstrom-5892bis-02.txt

Mark Davis ☕ mark at macchiato.com
Tue Feb 22 02:04:46 CET 2011

I'm tired of pounding my head against a wall. If people in this working
group don't care about stability or setting precedents for stability, so be


*— Il meglio è l’inimico del bene —*

On Mon, Feb 21, 2011 at 16:40, Andrew Sullivan <ajs at shinkuro.com> wrote:

> On Mon, Feb 21, 2011 at 03:43:20PM -0800, Mark Davis ? wrote:
> > The short-term issue is draft-faltstrom-5892bis-02.txt. I was asked to
> state
> > why I think it is incorrect. It is because is no compelling reason to
> break
> > stability of identifiers in IDNA for this one character. Instead, the
> > character U+19DA NEW TAI LUE THAM DIGIT ONE should be added as PVALID in
> > Section G.
> There's no compelling reason to add it either, though, given that
> everyone seems to agree that the chances of it actually being anywhere
> in the wild is almost certainly 0.  So why add an exception for a
> corner case?
> Note that I might feel much more strongly in agreement with you if
> IDNA2008 had actually come out in 2008.  But given how new it is, the
> deployed software is practically non-existent.  Adding an exception
> now is just extra work for no gain.
> A
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