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Re: [idn] nameprep forbidden characters
- To: Dave Crocker <firstname.lastname@example.org>, James Seng <James@Seng.cc>
- Subject: Re: [idn] nameprep forbidden characters
- From: Patrik Fältström <email@example.com>
- Date: Sun, 17 Sep 2000 17:11:30 +0200
- Cc: idn working group <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Delivery-date: Sun, 17 Sep 2000 08:26:22 -0700
- Envelope-to: email@example.com
At 12.02 -0700 00-09-16, Dave Crocker wrote:
>At 12:19 PM 9/16/00 +0800, James Seng wrote:
>>Erm, I think we are re-openning an issue which I thought we resolve. ie. IDN
>>means adding Internationalized Characters into Domain Names. We are not going
>>to change the principle to allow punctation or symbols...
>>I think we have one big difficult problem at hand now. I not sure we are able
>>to handle the problems symbols like &, @, ' or even . is going to bring us.
>Please forgive this naive question that has already been handled:
>Does this mean that Patrik Falstrom will not be able to represent
>his middle name? It has a colon (:) in it.
If I personally can move this standard forward by saying that I have
no interest in having a domainname which as a label (or part of) have
my middle name "H:son", I am happy to do so.
Sometimes it is easy to help humanity :-) :-) :-)