Guernsey Jersey and Isle of Man ISO 3166-1 Codes

Debbie Garside debbie at
Fri Mar 31 16:33:38 CEST 2006

Michael Everson wrote:


The justification is in the official request.  

"This is a request to add a comment to the existing GB region 
   subtag that cross-references GB to subtags for related regions 
   which were previously denoted by GB."

I just think this would be useful. It certainly won't do any harm.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: ietf-languages-bounces at [mailto:ietf-languages-
> bounces at] On Behalf Of Michael Everson
> Sent: 31 March 2006 14:35
> To: ietf-languages at
> Subject: RE: Guernsey Jersey and Isle of Man ISO 3166-1 Codes
> At 22:57 +0100 2006-03-30, Debbie Garside wrote:
> >It appears that within an updated edition of the ISO 3166 Newsletter that
> >the remarks against the ISO 3166-1 code GB in relation to the Channel
> >Islands and Isle of Man have been removed.  I have written to the ISO
> >Convenor to ask whether the code GB now includes or excludes these
> >jurisdictions.
> >
> >Regardless, I would like to propose that the following comment be added
> to
> >the GB subtag:
> >
> >Comment: see also GG JE and IM
> Why?
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