[UA-discuss] IANA IDN Tables

Maxim Alzoba m.alzoba at gmail.com
Mon Feb 26 18:31:16 UTC 2018


the issue is , when they do not use IDN tables, which are allowed, the situation where
some symbols are not used correctly might arise over time.

P.s: As for Russian Cyrillic LGR we have found no mistakes there.

Sincerely Yours,

Maxim Alzoba
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> On 26 Feb 2018, at 18:51, Andrew Sullivan <ajs at anvilwalrusden.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 26, 2018 at 01:47:56PM +0300, Maxim Alzoba wrote:
>> As I understand all IDN tables, which passed 2012 application round 
>> are to be allowed to use despite any changes in LGR (it was the part of the
>> discussion when LGRs were established).
> Correct.  But some people are updating in line with LGR tools already
> -- particularly when their communities are sensitive to the issues of
> general-purpose domains and need conflicting uses of the same script.
> This applies (for instance) to Han, certainly Latin and Arabic, and
> probably Cyrillic (and maybe even Latin, Cyrillic, and Greek, though I
> know of nobody who's been that careful yet).
> The previous "variants" approach derived from the JET work made the
> distinction between "blocked" and "allocatable" less plain than it is
> now, and the inter-writing-system effects of characters is also now
> plainer and so easier to represent.  The JET approach worked quite
> well for CJK when used in relative isolation, but has limitations when
> applied more generally, which is why the new approach was worked out.
> A
> -- 
> Andrew Sullivan
> ajs at anvilwalrusden.com

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