an old item: es-americas

Sean M. Burke sburke at
Thu Mar 25 22:43:44 CET 2004

At 12:31 PM 2004-03-25, jcowan at wrote:
>UNSD also assigns the 3-digit region codes, which do not overlap with the
>3-digit country codes.  These are the "M49" codes which Addison is talking 
>In short: it's covered.

I point out a problem: they're totally obscure.  Country codes are 
relatively well-known at least to the people the codes apply to --  but 
good God, "es-019" !?

Sean M. Burke

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