an old item: es-americas
Sean M. Burke
sburke at cpan.org
Thu Mar 25 23:05:39 CET 2004
At 12:49 PM 2004-03-25, jcowan at reutershealth.com wrote:
> > 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" !?
>Live and learn. Who knew, before the present era, that jp was Japan but
>ja was Japanese?
Live and learn. Having "ja" for Japanese and "jp" for Japan was a nasty
obscurantist mistake and should never be repeated, much less compounded
with even greater obscurity.
Sean M. Burke http://search.cpan.org/~sburke/
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