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RE: Internationalized Domain Names (IDNs) in progress

From: Jonathan Rosenne <rosennej@qsm.co.il>
Date: Mon, 29 Oct 2007 22:09:51 +0200
To: "'WWW International'" <www-international@w3.org>, "'W3C Offices'" <w3c-office-pr@w3.org>, <public-i18n-core@w3.org>
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Daniel Dardailler [mailto:danield@w3.org]
> Sent: Monday, October 29, 2007 10:03 PM
> To: Jonathan Rosenne
> Cc: 'WWW International'; 'W3C Offices'; public-i18n-core@w3.org
> Subject: Re: Internationalized Domain Names (IDNs) in progress
> 
> 
> >> Did you mean: "They do not help the users who do NOT know English
> and
> >> do not know the Latin letters."?
> >
> > Yes, of course.
> 
> I disagree, they do help, but not as much as a full IDN system does,
> not as much
> as a full Unicode system does.
> 
> If I am Greek and I register my name in Greek as NAME.com or NAME.gr or
> another
> TLD, I know that people can type it in Greek as NAME in the URL bar
> without any
> "http://www." before and ".com/" or ".gr" after, since most browsers do
> the
> completion and the wildcarding in the application, and that counts,
> this is not
> "nothing". http is not planned to disappear afaik.

Let's think about Arabic of Chinese, or Hebrew. Greek is different,
obviously.

Jony

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