Region subtags under 3066 and 3066bis

Doug Ewell dewell at
Wed Feb 23 07:54:07 CET 2005

Frank Ellermann <nobody at xyzzy dot claranet dot de> wrote:

> Some "physical-economic entities" are fictitious (EH), some
> aliasses are ignored as "unofficial" (AC, GG, IM, JE, UK),
> some were and are even no ccTLD (CP, DG, EA, IC, TA).
> OTOH you offer 7 aliasses AQ, BQ, BV, FQ, GS, NQ, and TF,
> which is very generous for uninhabited areas without UN
> number.  Fortunately SMOM is no full UN member, it would
> be very confusing to have a country without territory. ;-)

We are not in the business of deciding what is and is not a country.

-Doug Ewell
 Fullerton, California

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