[UA-discuss] New material on IDNA at the IETF: https://datatracker.ietf.org/doc/draft-faltstrom-unicode11/?include_text=1

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at mozilla.com
Fri Oct 5 17:55:49 UTC 2018

On 10/4/18 9:20 PM, Asmus Freytag wrote:
> On 10/4/2018 7:56 PM, Peter Saint-Andre wrote:
>> On 10/4/18 8:34 PM, Don Hollander wrote:
>>> Does this mean that there are no longer any issues in keeping the
>>> Unicode and IDNA 2008  aligned?  
>> It means that Patrik has written an Internet-Draft. :-) The document
>> needs to gain consensus and be approved before we can say that the IETF
>> has made a decision. 
> The draft is written as a response to the IAB removing their objection
> to Unicode 7.0.0; this was conditional to an RFC being created that
> describes the way forward. As the designated expert, Patrik is working
> on fulfilling that condition.
>> Furthermore, approval of this document would mean
>> that one alignment issue has been solved, but as far as I can see others
>> would remain.
> Peter, Could you specify which other issues you see here?

It seems to me UTS#46 is not helping the Internet move from IDNA2003 to
IDNA2008. But that is not something Patrik's Internet-Draft can solve.


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