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Re: [idn] nameprep vs. stringprep
I dont think this is an intent to "force" TC/SC mapping, I just think that
it would be a good repository for work done that is meaningful for the
----- Original Message -----
From: "Doug Ewell" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: "Edmon Chung" <email@example.com>; "Erik Nordmark"
Cc: "Eric A. Hall" <firstname.lastname@example.org>; <email@example.com>
Sent: Thursday, May 02, 2002 11:41 AM
Subject: Re: [idn] nameprep vs. stringprep
> Edmon Chung <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > Agreed... but not convinced that the CJK tables do not have an
> > use. At least the T/SC table is already actively being used by a
> couple of
> > domain operators.
> Ah, see, I knew that was the intent all along. This is another attempt
> to force IDN to perform 1-to-1 TC/SC mapping by having IETF "publish"
> the proposed table in the stringprep document and then insisting that
> IDN implement the conversions specified in the "official" table.
> TC/SC equivalence is not 1-to-1. Implementations that pretend that it
> is will confuse and mislead Chinese speakers who expect true,
> context-based equivalence. Domain operators who implement 1-to-1 TC/SC
> mapping tables are out of conformance with the IDN proposal.
> -Doug Ewell
> Fullerton, California