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RE: For review: An Introduction to Multilingual Web Addresses

From: Richard Ishida <ishida@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 9 Mar 2007 19:19:55 -0000
To: "'Frank Ellermann'" <nobody@xyzzy.claranet.de>, <www-international@w3.org>
Message-ID: <01b501c7627f$ec663b80$6401a8c0@rishida>

Thanks Frank.  I'll take these suggestions into consideration.

RI

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> -----Original Message-----
> From: www-international-request@w3.org 
> [mailto:www-international-request@w3.org] On Behalf Of Frank Ellermann
> Sent: 05 March 2007 20:43
> To: www-international@w3.org
> Subject: Re: For review: An Introduction to Multilingual Web Addresses
> 
> 
> Richard Ishida wrote:
> 
> > http://www.w3.org/International/articles/idn-and-iri/#work
> 
> > Comments are being sought on the revised section of this article 
> > entitled "Does it work?" prior to final completion.
> 
> 
> - Note that, as a temporary fallback solution until IDN is widely
> - supported, content authors who want to point to a resource
> - using an IDN could write the link text in native characters, but
> - put a punycode representation in the href attribute. This is
> - not an ideal solution, but it would guarantee that the user would
> - be able to link to the resource, whatever platform they used.
> 
> + Note that, as a simple fallback solution until IDN is revised and 
> + widely supported, content authors who want to point to a resource 
> + using an IDN should write the link text in native 
> characters, and put 
> + a punycode representation in the href attribute. This is an ideal 
> + solution because it guarantees that the user would be able 
> to link to 
> + the resource, whatever platform they used.
> 
> Nothing's wrong with the URI form of an IRI when used in a 
> href or similar contexts.
> 
> Frank
> 
> 
> 
> 

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