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Re: Unicode IDNA feedback

From: Mark Davis ⚖ <markdavis@google.com>
Date: Mon, 21 Nov 2016 09:06:31 -0700
Message-ID: <CAA=6ZDWNounsAkxC2bnCHWOXKeaaZ9xJuoAQ4PQ5585zuo0s7Q@mail.gmail.com>
To: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@annevk.nl>
Cc: Sebastian Mayr <github@smayr.name>, www-archive <www-archive@w3.org>
Traveling now so will be next week before I can look at this.


On Nov 21, 2016 01:39, "Anne van Kesteren" <annevk@annevk.nl> wrote:

> Hi Mark,
> As you might recall we track IDNA issues that affect the URL Standard
> through https://github.com/whatwg/url/issues/53. The last set of
> feedback was recorded here http://www.unicode.org/review/pri317/ and
> apparently closed without it being addressed. Could you perhaps shed
> some light on that?
> Somewhat related, now both Firefox and Safari use
> Nontransitional_Processing (i.e., IDNA2008), which for now is still
> against the URL Standard as that requires Transitional_Processing, but
> I think the time has come to change that.
> The commit message at https://trac.webkit.org/changeset/208902 is
> pretty detailed on the specifics. It turns out that some of the
> implemented processing steps are SHOULD-level requirements in UTS46. I
> think these should be refactored to be options for the ToASCII and
> ToUnicode algorithms, so the URL Standard can enforce them. It does
> not seem great to allow variable processing.
> Kind regards,
> --
> https://annevankesteren.nl/
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