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Re: [idn] I-D ACTION:draft-ietf-idn-vidn-00.txt
At 16:01 23/11/2000 -0500, FDU - Sung Jae Shim wrote:
>Sung: If you know any local language other than English, please take a look
>at domain names currently used in the regions where the local language is
>widely spoken. I am sure that you will see some common patterns in those
>domain names, regarding how the characters of the local language are
>transliterated into the characters of English. VIDN uses these common
>patterns of transliteration in converting non-ASCII characters into ASCII
The common patterns of Europe produce non-reversible mappings.
dÝr, doer and dor are 3 different words with separate meanings (door,
toilets and carpenter's tool); the 2 most common mappings map the first
word into the 2 others.
Harald Tveit Alvestrand, firstname.lastname@example.org
+47 41 44 29 94
Personal email: Harald@Alvestrand.no