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Re: Character Variant Deployment at VeriSign



On Wed, May 21, 2003 at 03:29:50PM +0800,
 James Seng <jseng@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote 
 a message of 91 lines which said:

> i.e. if x1=x2 under X but x1!=x2 under Y, depending if the person 
> register in X or Y, he will get either x1 & x2 or just one of them.
> 
> there is no confusion because the registrant gets what he expected to 
> get. (anyone remember "law of least astonishment"?)

This is the law of least astonishment for the registrant, not for the
user. The user does not know the language of the registration. An user
speaking the Y language will still be confused that X1 and X2 both
exist.