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From James M Snell <jasn...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: IRI Implementation
Date Mon, 20 Nov 2006 19:44:27 GMT
I forwarded the note over to that mailing list.  I have no particular
preference where it ends up.

- James

Garrett Rooney wrote:
> On 11/20/06, James M Snell <jasnell@gmail.com> wrote:
>> All,
>>
>> As part of the Abdera incubation project I've implemented support for
>> IRIs that includes unicode normalization, IDNA, punycode, etc.  This
>> code duplicates a subset of what is provided by ICU [1] in a much
>> smaller package.  The intention (tho not the current reality) has been
>> to make it so that if ICU was present, it's unicode and IDNA
>> implementation would be used instead.
>>
>> In any case, I was wondering if there would be interest in separating
>> the Abdera IRI implementation out into it's own commons project so that
>> it can be available for more than just Abdera.  Use of IRIs is growing
>> and there are currently no other implementations available to Java
>> developers that do not depend on ICU.
> 
> I'm definately +1 on moving the IRI implementation out of Abdera and
> into a more generically useful library, but I wonder if commons@ws is
> the most appropriate place.  Since there's nothing web-service
> specific in needing to use IRIs, perhaps Jakarta Commons would be a
> more appropriate home.
> 
> -garrett
> 

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