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Re: Internationalized Domain Names (IDNs) in progress

From: Daniel Dardailler <danield@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 29 Oct 2007 21:22:55 +0100
Message-ID: <4726411F.8000602@w3.org>
To: Jonathan Rosenne <rosennej@qsm.co.il>
Cc: 'WWW International' <www-international@w3.org>, 'W3C Offices' <w3c-office-pr@w3.org>, public-i18n-core@w3.org

>>>> 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.

There's no browser URL completion in those languages ?
Received on Monday, 29 October 2007 20:23:12 UTC

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