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RE: Comparison of hoffman-idn-reg and jseng-idn-admin

On Wed, 2 Apr 2003, Martin Duerst wrote:

> So a registry registring Hebrew would want to make sure that e.g.
> a kaf in the middle of a label is always U+05DB, but at the end of
> the label is always U+05DA.

But why? First, I'm sure there is a list of Hebrew words that use the
final forms in non-final places (mostly abbreviations). Second, why would
a registry want to prevent such a (complex) thing automatically in this
very low level of character equivalence tables?

Can't a registry just have a complicated script that after one asks for a
label to register tells: Sorry, you can't register this label, because it
"contains the word sex" or "uses FINAL KAF in a non-final position"?