ISO 3166 (country codes) Maintenance Agency Web pages move

John Cowan
Sun, 24 Feb 2002 14:21:53 -0500 (EST)

Michael Everson scripsit:
>  From the 3166 MA:
> =====
> New alpha-3 code element for Romania
> At the request of the Romanian Government the ISO 3166/MA decided to 
> change the ISO 3166-1 three-letter (alpha-3) code element for Romania 
> from ROM to ROU.
> The change took effect on 1 February 2002.
> =====

As I understand it, this request is more of a command.  The only
fully stable codes in 3166 are the numeric ones.

John Cowan     
To say that Bilbo's breath was taken away is no description at all.  There
are no words left to express his staggerment, since Men changed the language
that they learned of elves in the days when all the world was wonderful.
        --_The Hobbit_