On Tue, Feb 15, 2005 at 10:17:59AM +0000, Niall O Broin wrote:
> >IDN. This is an actual designed-in feature of IDN, the fault lies with
> >the registries.
>> Why do you say that Colm? Should we expect the registries to check
> every IDN offered for every possible homograph clash with an already
> registered name?
Nope, but we should expect them to put a lot more thought and
consideration into what they roll out. Effectively destroying the
lexical uniqueness of Domain Names in the name of internationalisation
was a big deal and other ways of dealing with it (like specific IDN
TLD's, or having standards for how similar two homographs can be) could
have been found. It was the registries decision to implement this broken
Colm MacCárthaigh Public Key: colm+pgp at stdlib.net
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