[UA-discuss] FW: I-D Action: draft-klensin-idna-rfc5891bis-00.txt

nalini.elkins at insidethestack.com nalini.elkins at insidethestack.com
Mon Mar 13 15:30:23 UTC 2017

> It's worth noting that, to some extent, there is literally nothing we
> can do about this.  The overarching problem of confusables is a
> problem of character repertoire, typography, human-computer
> interfaces, and psychodynamics.  In the right context, "corn" and
> "com" look pretty similar.
I wonder.   So, if the problem is hard, then we give up?

One relatively easy suggestion might be that registries, ALL registries, attempt to detect such names.    

Don't let the perfect be the enemy of the good.   I think I have heard you, actually, quote that in some presentation.


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