ISO 3166 (country codes) Maintenance Agency Web pages move

Doug Ewell
Tue, 26 Feb 2002 08:26:59 -0800

Mark Crispin <MRC@CAC.Washington.EDU> wrote:

>> Indeed, the only
>> immediately obvious advantage of ROU is that it provides a better
>> code for the *French* name of the country, "Roumanie."
> Unless it is to indicate that its nationals are Romanian and not Rom
> gypsy).

ISO 3166 is a standard for encoding country names, not ethnic groups.

-Doug Ewell
 Fullerton, California