revision of ISO 3166
dewell at adelphia.net
Sun Sep 5 19:44:23 CEST 2004
John Cowan <jcowan at reutershealth dot com> wrote:
> More seriously, though, these are the only letters in the Basic Latin
> block, so calling them "the Basic Latin letters" is clear and clean
> and doesn't drag in the language-specific concept of "alphabet".
Fine. Excellent. That stays away from terms like "Latin script" and
"Roman alphabet," and pre-empts questions of national ordering.
Sorry for poking a stick in this particular beehive.
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