Json and U+08A1 and related cases (was: Re: [Json] Barry Leiba's Discuss on draft-ietf-json-i-json-05: (with DISCUSS and COMMENT))

Jefsey jefsey at jefsey.com
Fri Jan 23 09:25:20 CET 2015

At 09:31 22/01/2015, Shawn Steele wrote:
>Then participate :)  There are very smart people in the UTC.  There 
>have been some unfortunate things in hindsight, however Unicode 
>learns and does better.  I'm reasonably confident that they're doing 
>the best possible job of accommodating the requests and requirements 
>with the appropriate amount of consideration.  Sometimes I have 
>different opinions, but this isn't an easy space, and the more 
>regular UTC participants know way more than I about how scripts work.

The problem is not with the UTC but with the IETF which wants to use 
the UTC deliverables for the IDN without providing the proper IDN punycode.
All this is simply a layer violation issue (and a lack of OSI layer 
six in the Internet protocol stack: this is a topic for the IAB 
consideration of the new secure protocol stack.

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