The role of country codes/Not snazzy

Mark Crispin mrc at CAC.Washington.EDU
Thu May 29 09:15:18 CEST 2003

On Thu, 29 May 2003, Marion Gunn wrote:
> These silly threads seem to indicate too many people on these two lists are
> underemployed or interested in developing smokescreens for other activities.

So you're going to demonstrate how you are underemployed (and deserve to
be unemployed) by building smokescreens for your own personal vendettas?

> When a reference to using embryonic ISO 639-3 to 'legitimize' SIL's flawed
> Ethnologue is let pass with no comment, but followed only by a feeding
> frenzy over a logo (on unicode at and more of Jon Hanna's
> mishearings of some English spoken in Ireland, plus John Cowan's pet
> 4-letter word (on ietf-l), one has to ask why more serious professionals do
> not sign off those lists.

Any "serious professional" who was going to sign off did so when you
persisted in your mindless blather about MacOS X being "unconstitutional".

-- Mark --
Science does not emerge from voting, party politics, or public debate.

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