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Re: [bidi] BIDI in mail addresses
At 6:52 AM -0400 9/30/03, John Cowan wrote:
Unfortunately, non-Latin identifiers have to interoperate with the
existing infrastructure, where top-level names are encoded in Latin script.
Replacing the ISO 3166 codes at the top of the domain hierarchy is not
False: it is being actively contemplated.
so every host in the "il" domain will bear a name that is
either purely LTR (as today) or bidirectional.
Every domain name will contain periods. Every URL will contain
periods in the domain name, as well as slashes, colons, and ASCII
characters in the scheme names.
--Paul Hoffman, Director
--Internet Mail Consortium