Unicode & IETF

Shawn Steele Shawn.Steele at microsoft.com
Tue Aug 12 22:34:48 CEST 2014

Which may not be what the user intended.

From: Vint Cerf [mailto:vint at google.com]
Sent: 12 Augustus 2014 12:45 NM.
To: Shawn Steele
Cc: idna-update at alvestrand.no
Subject: Re: Unicode & IETF

Isn't it the case that NFC does NOT convert sharp-s to ss or vice versa? assuming that is correct, then these are treated as distinct,  at least for comparison purposes.

On Tue, Aug 12, 2014 at 2:36 PM, Shawn Steele <Shawn.Steele at microsoft.com<mailto:Shawn.Steele at microsoft.com>> wrote:

>  and that is likely the crux of our disagreement because some of us, including me, think that we need precision in IDNs to avoid multiple encodings that lead users into thinking they have typed what they meant but they end up in the wrong place because the DNS discovers a different registered string than the one the user might have intended.

Fussball and fußball?

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