[UA-discuss] More from Ram Mohan on ICANN's further commitment to Universal Acceptance

Asmus Freytag (c) asmusf at ix.netcom.com
Thu Dec 27 04:38:26 UTC 2018

On 12/26/2018 5:30 PM, John Levine wrote:
>>>  definitely tell you that without loose address matching that matches
>>>  user expectations, whatever they are, your customers will hate you and
>>>  decide that your system is unusable.
>> Totally.
>> My point was intended to be helpful in pointing out where you might 
>> find data
>> to extend loose matching.
> I've been wondering if it's worth spinning up an IRTF 

Typo for IETF, I take it.

> group to try and collect advice on loose matching and (sort of its 
> inverse) son-of-PRECIS
> assigning user names that allow characters that users expect, but that 
> won't collide with variants or if non-speakers misenter them as 
> homographs or near homographs.

Can you get enough bodies to join an IETF working group for 2-3 years?

Without that, nothing will happen in the i18n arena.


PS: would be great if some issue like this could attract enough 
participants to deal with these kinds of issues.

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