To: Andrew Sullivan <email@example.com>, firstname.lastname@example.org
From: Stephane Bortzmeyer <email@example.com>
Date: Tue, 10 Apr 2007 10:49:28 +0200
User-Agent: Mutt/1.5.13 (2006-08-11)
Subject: [ietf-provreg] Re: EPP Extensions for IDN
On Mon, Apr 09, 2007 at 09:06:32AM -0400, Andrew Sullivan <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote a message of 62 lines which said: > > IDN deals with scripts, not with languages. > > My reading of the RFCs is that IDNA specifically deals with neither. > It rather deals with Unicode code points, You're right. > I can imagine that "??thenstravel" (in case that doesn't come > through, that's "[GREEK SMALL LETTER ALPHA]thens") could be a cool > name for a travel agency, for instance. So, which script is > "??thenstravel.example" in? Right and another example (may be more realistic) is company names in Russia where high-tech organisations sometimes have a name where a Latin-script acronym ("xml" for instance) is mixed with a Cyrillic-script name. > So at the very least, any extension is going to need support for > both "languages" and "scripts". May be using RFC 4646 for the tag would be the easier way to support both?