[UA-discuss] IANA IDN Tables

Roberto Gaetano roberto_gaetano at hotmail.com
Tue Feb 27 20:04:51 UTC 2018

This is what happened for our .org in Cyrillic, not only Russian, but additional RSEP for other languages using this script.

> On 27.02.2018, at 18:30, Don Hollander <don.hollander at gmail.com> wrote:
> So, below the root level, the applicant needs to not only choose their
> preferred domain name, but also the expected language?
> D
> -----Original Message-----
> From: UA-discuss [mailto:ua-discuss-bounces at icann.org] On Behalf Of Andrew
> Sullivan
> Sent: Wednesday, 28 February 2018 6:26 AM
> To: ua-discuss at icann.org
> Subject: Re: [UA-discuss] IANA IDN Tables
> On Tue, Feb 27, 2018 at 04:58:00PM +0000, Mark Svancarek wrote:
>> So perhaps the intent is to allow user to select the LGR under which their
> submission will be approved?
> I hesitate to say what someone else's intention is.  But the basic idea of
> having different LGRs for the same script but different language tags is to
> permit a given label to be evaluated according to the target use case, while
> still providing a mechanism to create the final LGR out of all the code
> points permitted.
> Imagine a script called "Slobbovian", which has two communities of speakers
> "Upper Slobbovian" and "Lower Slobbovian".  80% of the Slobbovian code
> points are shared, but 10% are used only for one or the other languages.
> Moreover, for every member in the 10% appropriate to Upper, there is a
> member of those other 10% appropriate to Lower.  (This is an artificial
> example, obviously.)  In this case, one would expect two LGRs for
> application purposes: the Upper and the Lower.  The Upper would have its
> respective 10% plus the 80% as "allocatable", and the other 10% as
> "blocked", with a 1:1 correspondence for variant generation between the
> first 10% and the second 10%.  The Lower would have a similar LGR, _mutatis
> mutandis_.
> The overall LGR for the _zone_ permits all the Slobbovian-range code points,
> but has different dispositions depending on which language tag was used in
> the application for the domain.
> I hope that makes a little bit of sense.  If not, I need to write a longer
> mail :)
> A
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: UA-discuss <ua-discuss-bounces at icann.org> On Behalf Of Andrew 
>> Sullivan
>> Sent: Monday, February 26, 2018 11:18 AM
>> To: ua-discuss at icann.org
>> Subject: Re: [UA-discuss] IANA IDN Tables
>> On Mon, Feb 26, 2018 at 07:10:00PM +0000, Mark Svancarek wrote:
>>> It still seems weird to me to have a superset table  (Japanese) as well
> as subset tables (Hiragana, Katakana) for the same TLD.  What's the utility?
>> When you're submitting an IDN, there is probably a selection of 
>> language tags you can pick.  These probably align with those; at 
>> least, that's the point of the distinction in the LGR approach we did 
>> for the root.  (The effect is supposed to be the same anyway, due to 
>> blocking, but I don't know whether Verisign is doing that too.)
>> A
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