[UA-discuss] IDN_Display_Algorithm

Stuart Stuple stuartst at exchange.microsoft.com
Sun Apr 24 15:23:05 UTC 2016

Do we have a digest / faq that does list the most recent references that are official published? I’d be particularly interest in what we’re doing relative to the BiDi languages and, as this article briefly mentions, the very few characters that may* be visual identical in a font.

*Yes, no two glyphs at differing Unicode code points should be identical looking but ….

From: ua-discuss-bounces at icann.org [mailto:ua-discuss-bounces at icann.org] On Behalf Of Jothan Frakes
Sent: Saturday, April 23, 2016 5:34 PM
To: John Dickinson <jad at sinodun.com>
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Subject: Re: [UA-discuss] IDN_Display_Algorithm

That is fairly old info - looks like the most recent update was a couple years ago.

ICANN SSAC-70 is far more recent and describes current Firefox behaviour and the background better.

There is widespread misunderstanding (and subsequent misplaced alacrity) about IDN behaviour and it gets mixed up with the Public Suffix List.

Could you email me subscription info on joining the list that discussion is from off-list.

Mozilla contributor

On Apr 23, 2016 7:23 AM, "John Dickinson" <jad at sinodun.com<mailto:jad at sinodun.com>> wrote:
> Hi,
> This just popped up on the RIPE DNS WG list. I thought it might be of interest.
> https://wiki.mozilla.org/IDN_Display_Algorithm
> john
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