Language Identifier List up for comments
duerst at w3.org
Mon Dec 20 09:04:47 CET 2004
At 02:15 04/12/18, John Cowan wrote:
>Mark Davis scripsit:
>> First, best to always use region instead of 'country'. Many of the regions
>> are not countries, and some people get miffed about it.
>In the RFC 3066 regime, the supranational regions aren't yet available, only
>the UNSD countries. Some of these are not sovereign states, true, but
>"country" is the best cover term for them. "Region" suggests not only
>supranational regions, but also infranational ones like states/provinces
>or other subdivisions like "the Mid-Atlantic States".
I agree with John here. If necessary for political correctness,
use 'countries and regions'. Average people will be confused
when they see lots of countries, but the heading 'region' only.
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