Re: [DNSOP] I-D Action: draft-ietf-dnsop-alt-tld-05.txt

Stephane Bortzmeyer <bortzmeyer@nic.fr> Thu, 29 September 2016 05:30 UTC

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On Sun, Sep 25, 2016 at 05:51:54PM +0100,
 Jim Reid <jim@rfc1035.com> wrote 
 a message of 21 lines which said:

> > No. It is rightmost only in LTR scripts. "final" is correct,
> > "rightmost" isn't. Please delete it.
> 
> The original text is correct and doesn’t need fixing. Well, at least
> the quoted extract doesn’t.

As you can imagine, I disagree.

> Domain names are written left to right.

In english, yes, not in general. They are always written from the
beginning to the end (obviously) and the final label can be at the
left in a RTL script.