John Cowan cowan at
Fri Mar 31 19:15:27 CEST 2006

Debbie Garside scripsit:

> > It would be nice if people
> > didn't have to go to ISO, since that is the very organization that we
> > have said is too unstable for our purposes.
> Being quite active within ISO I don't think of it as being unstable there
> are a great many people doing a lot of good work, not least the ISO Convenor
> for ISO 3166.  The problem is liaison... another thing I have tried to
> address on this list... :-)

"Unstable" is here used in the specific sense of "being willing to reassign
either existing codes or formerly-assigned codes".

John Cowan  cowan at
In computer science, we stand on each other's feet.
        --Brian K. Reid

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