Region subtags under 3066 and 3066bis (long)
JFC (Jefsey) Morfin
jefsey at jefsey.com
Sun Feb 20 04:55:35 CET 2005
I am not sure about what you intended to add to the debate.
But I may have fully missed your point?
At 02:57 20/02/2005, Frank Ellermann wrote:
>JFC (Jefsey) Morfin wrote:
> > There is also the CIA list which is of interest.
>Not really, it's based on a national standard in the US instead
>of ISO-3166. The main differences are a bunch of uninhabited
>islands covered mostly by UM and YT (US and French islands).
>The Paracel (sp?) and the Spratly islands are irrelevant, as
>far as languages are concerned. Anything else has obvious ISO
and then? Hopefully the CIA lives in the same world as us.
> > We are interested in networking people: ISO should be an help
> > not a Bible. A grassroots process may also help ISO.
>You'd probably like <http://www.nsrc.org/networkstatus.html> or
><http://www.norid.no/domenenavnbaser/domreg.html> - both based
> > IMHO it should be related to the soil, then to the blood,
> > then to the flag.
>You are obviously not more talking about languages. For flags
>I'd recommend <http://www.fotw.net/flags/iso3166.html> - it's
>based on ISO 3166.
> > We are not classing people, we are trying to provide them
> > a reference grid they can use to pin their own cultural and
> > linguistic context.
>That's the "we" as in TINW if it's related to "soil and blood".
> > He said removed FQ had no problem to be included in TF, which
> > is a controversial political issue with Argentina.
>Argentina and Chile may have differences about some Antarctic
>claims, but that's not about the French claim FQ, see the map
>at <http://www.fotw.net/flags/aq%28.html> (FQ is Terre Adélie).
> > The point was should FK be removed, where would he put the
> > former FK.
>Now you're talking about FK, but nobody proposed to remove FK.
>Or maybe you did, because you asked me whether the "Malvinas"
>are AR or GB. And I answered that, the "Falklands" are FK.
Yes, Malvinas are FK.
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