Additional descriptions for territories

Frank Ellermann hmdmhdfmhdjmzdtjmzdtzktdkztdjz at
Tue Oct 4 16:33:09 CEST 2011

On 3 October 2011 21:05, CE Whitehead wrote:

>> As an example, I agree completely with "East Germany" and "Laos"
>> and "South Yemen"
> I agree like Doug on changing the definitions of a few region
> subtags to "East Germany," "South Yemen," "Laos," as well as the
> definition to "Libya."  As for the Soviet Union and Union of
> Soviet Socialist Republics, both names are o.k. IMO, but as this
> is a deprecated subtag; let it be

Please limit "description beautification" efforts to tags that are
not deprecated.  E.g., I'd prefer to keep "dd" and "yd" as is, the
"d" never stood for "East" or "South".  OTOH a new description for
"su" _could_ better explain the subtag, but folks looking for the
old official name might disagree.  If you seriously want to play
with those deprecated subtags do it in a comment or in a second
description, otherwise keep it "as is".


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