Registry updated

John Cowan jcowan at
Sat Jan 22 22:42:30 CET 2005

Doug Ewell scripsit:

> (Interestingly, ISO 3166/MA, the "bad boy" of instability, hasn't
> made a code-list change in 11 months.)

Not surprising.  No countries have come into existence, ceased to exist,
or changed their names in the last few years.  That is why the MA is an
MA instead of an RA; they simply update their list to track UNSD's.

[W]hen I wrote it I was more than a little              John Cowan
febrile with foodpoisoning from an antique carrot       jcowan at
that I foolishly ate out of an illjudged faith
in the benignancy of vegetables.  --And Rosta 

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