revision of ISO 3166

John Cowan jcowan at
Sun Sep 5 19:39:23 CEST 2004

Michael Everson scripsit:

> I object to this. In a number of ISO standards "the Latin letters A-Z 
> (and the digits 0-9)" is the terminology used. Please let's avoid 
> "ASCII".

The difficulty is that in some alphabetical orderings there are letters
other than Basic Latin ones between A and Z.

John Cowan  jcowan at
"The competent programmer is fully aware of the strictly limited size of his own
skull; therefore he approaches the programming task in full humility, and among
other things he avoids clever tricks like the plague."  --Edsger Dijkstra

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