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(unknown charset) Re: IDN problem.... :(

From: (unknown charset) Frank Yung-Fong Tang <ytang0648@aol.com>
Date: Mon, 14 Feb 2005 12:52:17 -0500
To: (unknown charset) www-international@w3.org, "Unicode Mailing List" <unicode@unicode.org>
Message-ID: <4210E551.30001@aol.com>



Isn't that true the IDN security issue we are now experienceing is also 
true for any other identy? (Like, IM id? can someone use "Bill G" + 
Greek a + "tes" in some IM communication to pretend he/she is the head 
of MS?)

Shouldn't this be a identity security issue in the level of Unicode 
Standard, instead in the IDN level? in other words, we will have a mass 
if every place accept Unicode (as identiy, say user name) and render it 
properly as what we expect to see, if we don't start to work on some 
specification to prevent similar thing happen in other 
protocol/places.... Go back to the root, it is a cheating between the 
code point and the human visual recognization, and it could happen 
anywhere.
Received on Monday, 14 February 2005 17:53:04 GMT

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