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Old 8th May 2006, 06:52 AM
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Re: my first IDN domains, and questions

Originally Posted by gammascalper
So much for that idea...

End-users re-inforce generic domain mindshare when they register generic derivatives. They'll register something like スーパーホテル.com as an alternative to ホテル.com. As a result, the Japanese IDN pool for end-users is virtually unlimited.

This is clearly not the case with Arabic domains, unless there's some sort of alphabetical joining mechanism that we don't know about.

Well, that's why Arabic domains are so valuable, with the double word option out. Also, if you look at it - i maybe wrong - most arabic names are single words, e.g. the island, etc.
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