an old item: es-americas
cowan at ccil.org
Fri Mar 26 06:35:39 CET 2004
Doug Ewell scripsit:
> Not all that unlikely. M49 includes codes for the Channel Islands and
> Isle of Man, which 3166 does not. So clearly the only choice today, if
> for some reason you need to specify English as spoken in Guernsey, is
> en-830. But if 3166 can add a code for Åland Islands, they could
> certainly add one for the Channel Islands, or Guernsey specifically, in
> the future.
There are de facto 2-letter codes for those areas, which I think are
called "specially reserved" codes.
John Cowan jcowan at reutershealth.com www.reutershealth.com www.ccil.org/~cowan
"The exception proves the rule." Dimbulbs think: "Your counterexample proves
my theory." Latin students think "'Probat' means 'tests': the exception puts
the rule to the proof." But legal historians know it means "Evidence for an
exception is evidence of the existence of a rule in cases not excepted from."
More information about the Ietf-languages