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Re: [idn] IDN eamples for testing
Please dont get me wrong. I am not against commercial deployment.
I am against unscrupulous marketing claiming they do one thing while they
are not. If you think I am single out poor Neteka here, then you should see
some of my criticism in the IDN Registry Implementation Committee mailing
list on Verisign deployment.
In my reply to Neil (Verisign) when we managed to reach to some middle
ground, I told him I am critical to any deployment or solution of IDN
claiming conformance to standard but they are not. I am living to my own
> I think that as IDN moves towards implementation there will be a number of
> transitional systems deployed which help make the jump. IDN is quite a
> complex system where not all the problems have been resolved and a large
> amount of software still requires modification. Along that road there will
> be marketing speak, and the purity of the standard may not survive the
> commercial pressures which have to arise if IDN is to be successfully
> deployed and adopted worldwide. Please can we all try to work to this end
> without too much point scoring on all sides? Commercial ventures have
> place and it is commerce which funds the Internet.
> In relation to ICANN's proposed IDN Discussion group I raised this matter
> at the last RIPE in the CENTR DNR Forum. Whilst discussion is always
> I do not regard ICANN as the forum for the discussions of standards
> implementation. ICANN has enough problems without widening its remit.
> Stephen Dyer