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RE: Urdu IDNs: Characters in domain names

From: Richard Ishida <ishida@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 24 Aug 2007 12:04:50 +0100
To: "'Martin Duerst'" <duerst@it.aoyama.ac.jp>, "'Sarmad Hussain'" <sarmad.hussain@nu.edu.pk>
Cc: "'Jonathan Rosenne'" <rosennej@qsm.co.il>, <www-international@w3.org>, <public-iri@w3.org>, <psayo@idrc.org.in>, "'Maria Ng Lee Hoon'" <mng@idrc.org.sg>, "'nayyara.karamat -'" <nayyara.karamat@nu.edu.pk>, <cc@panl10n.net>
Message-ID: <008201c7e63e$97e24de0$6401a8c0@rishida>

> From: Martin Duerst [mailto:duerst@it.aoyama.ac.jp] 
> Sent: 24 August 2007 02:42

> >I think it's important to note that this only works well 
> because people 
> >writing any of the Swiss languages or English can easily type the 
> >letters 'ch' from their keyboard.  If the TLD had been ch
> I guess you wrote both 'c' and 'h' with some 'decorations', 
> but these got lost somewhere.

Yes, indeed. I wrote c-cedilla. So now I'm also worried about mail systems
corrupting non-ASCII TLDs, and causing confusion at the receiver's end !

Richard Ishida
Internationalization Lead
W3C (World Wide Web Consortium)
Received on Friday, 24 August 2007 11:02:46 UTC

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