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Re: Special ordering for BIDI URLs

From: Slim Amamou <slim@alixsys.com>
Date: Tue, 25 May 2010 11:30:24 +0100
Message-ID: <AANLkTinPHKAePrrUHXa1tx1cguCU5cZJAh3uYa2yrio6@mail.gmail.com>
To: Martin J. Dürst <duerst@it.aoyama.ac.jp>
Cc: Mark Davis ☕ <mark@macchiato.com>, public-iri@w3.org, bidi@unicode.org, Shawn Steele <Shawn.Steele@microsoft.com>, Murray Sargent <murrays@exchange.microsoft.com>, aharon@google.com
2010/5/25 "Martin J. Dürst" <duerst@it.aoyama.ac.jp>

> (...)
>  This is maybe the case already now, but it should not be our
>> aim. In a sense, this even breaks the principle of net neutrality.
> In what sense exactly would this break net neutrality?

In the sense of a URI transmitted over the internet could not look the same
on both ends in some situations.

>  For the record I proposed enforcing LTR directionality for URIs as a
>> solution, and already proved that at least for the HOST part (IDN), and
>> given the current specs, labels MUST be ordered LTR.
> Could you give a pointer to that 'proof'?


Slim Amamou | سليم عمامو
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