Standardizing on IDNA 2003 in the URL Standard

Shawn Steele Shawn.Steele at
Thu Aug 22 18:28:38 CEST 2013

> 2 [stay on 2003] as deployed is not stuck on an archaic Unicode version

I'm a tad confused there, there's no defined behavior for post 4.2 code points.  So of those are mapped in 2008, so just passing them through doesn't really enable those users/scripts.

> Overall though I feel compatibility is downplayed way too much. It's very bad to break deployed content.

That's part of what TR46 tries to address.


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