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Proposal for Latin Script Root Zone Label Generation Rules
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Please find attached (PDF) the ALAC Statement on the Proposal for Latin Script Root Zone Label Generation Rules.
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ICANN Policy Staff in support of the At-Large Community
The Registries Stakeholder Group (RySG) welcomes the opportunity to comment on this report and thanks ICANN and the Community for the continued work to develop Reference Label Generation Rules (LGRs). The development and dissemination of additional resources is appreciated and the RySG continues to see the value of Internationalized Domain Names (IDNs) to further the goals of competition and consumer choice for internet users globally.&nb...
- consideration of diacritics as variants
- inclusion of additional code points such as middle dot
- listing of languages in strict alphabetical order
Point Québec wants the Latin Script committee to express a request to modify the report to include in the Latin GP script thant the letter é (No 47 : code 00E9) as a variant of the ASCII «e» without an accent
PointQuébec wants to inform the Latin Script committee that the GeoTld «.Québec» with the acute accent should be considered as a variant of «.Quebec» without an accent. It was not possible to successfully apply for th...
Armenian GP had studied Latin GP proposal and has no objection to it.
Some cross-script variants defined in Latin LGR will produce more variants in Armenian LGR. Armenian GP will incorporate these variants in the updated version of Armenian LGR.
At the same time, some of the similarity of the Armenian and Latin script (see below) is not reflected in the Latin GP proposal.
Latin script Armenian sc...
The Proposal has two types of problems, as detailed in the attached Minority Report. First, almost half of the languages which use the Latin script were excluded when creating the Repertoire. This runs directly counter to the reason for the IDN project. Second, the evaluation of variants assumes a level of expertise among end users which exceeds that of the experts on the panel. That is, there are cases where a majority of the experts foun...
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Appendix E - Confusables - I went through this document and found out that there are many characters that can be easily be abused in domain names to harm end-users. For example Latin Small Letter U with Acute (00FA) ú - VS.- Greek Small Letter Upsilon with Tono - (03CD) - ύ are almost indistinguishable.
I recommend to not include any of the characters presented in Appendix-E until further assessment with the communi...
I think this proposal developed by the Latin Script GP is reasonable enough to go into RZ-LGR.