Re: [ccnso-idncctld] FW: Adjusted language from todays meeting
- To: Bart Boswinkel <bart.boswinkel@xxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: [ccnso-idncctld] FW: Adjusted language from todays meeting
- From: HiroHOTTA <hotta@xxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Sun, 22 Jun 2008 16:16:57 +0900
Now I'm confused. It may be because I've not read the
re-drafted whole document and I'm on the far side of
the knowledge of Latin-based scripts.
I thought Latin-based scripts (which includes decorated
a-z) are not allowed to apply for IDn ccTLD in the Fast
May I ask you whether, for example, German-speaking
territory can apply for a German territory name as IDN
ccTLD string in the Fast Track if the string has 'eszett'?
Is there a clear definition of what scripts are
Latin-based and what are not? Is Greek script Latin-based?
Is Cyrillic script Latin-based?
Examples may help readers (like me) to avoid misunderstanding.
On Sat, 21 Jun 2008 23:51:44 -0700
Bart Boswinkel <bart.boswinkel@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Dear all,
> Included proposed language to clarify meaning on non-latin and the uniqueness
> of the label.
> I'll insert this in the report.
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> From: Cary Karp <email@example.com>
> Date: Sat, 21 Jun 2008 22:40:33 -0700
> To: Bart Boswinkel <bart.boswinkel@xxxxxxxxx>
> Subject: Re: Adjusted language from todays meeting
> The term "non-ASCII" is used here to designate any script that contains
> elements that are not listed in the US-ASCII character set. This
> includes Latin-based alphabets containing letters additional to the
> twenty-six basic letters "a" through "z" or using those letters with
> combining marks.
> > As we briefly discussed this afternoon can you send me some language
> > on the the uniqueness of a label? As far as I recall and written down
> > it has to do with the requirement to have at least one element in the
> > string that is unique for the script to avoid potential confusion.
> > Thanks, Bart
> A label in any script containing elements that, under common display
> conditions, appear identically to the literal elements of the US-ASCII
> character set, must contain at least one element that is visibly unique
> to the declared script. Where the visual confusability occurs between
> labels in two different non-ASCII scripts, the ambiguity should be
> resolved in a similar manner.
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