langauge vs. locale

John Cowan cowan at
Thu Sep 28 14:49:36 CEST 2006

Michael Everson scripsit:

> >en-GB
> Now there's a thorn in everyone's side.

The real issue, if there is one, is not why GB is "GB" (the only unique
words in the name are "Great Britain") but why US is "US" (the
unique word in its name is "America", which should have been used
as the basis for the code by ISO 3166 rules).

All Norstrilians knew what laughter was:        John Cowan
it was "pleasurable corrigible malfunction".    cowan at
        --Cordwainer Smith, Norstrilia

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