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Subject: GCS Characters

I spent some time on the phone yesterday with Steve Churchill  
reviewing the proposal on GCS symbols in XRI 3.0.

He reminded me that one of the original objections was allowing:

This in 2.0 would be represented as:

In removing the need for parenthesizing cross-references we run the  
risk of people misconstruing direct concatenated XRI as email  
addresses or otherwise trying to read the first XRI segment from right  
to left.

The problem is alleviated slightly by having the XRI bound to a scheme.

This is a  social engineering problem rather than a actual resolution  


John B.

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