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Re: [Moderator Action] Re: Official ISO 3166 country codes online

From: Martin J. Duerst <duerst@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 29 Nov 1999 05:00:47 +0900
Message-Id: <199911282102.GAA16589@sh.w3.mag.keio.ac.jp>
To: Masataka Ohta <mohta@necom830.hpcl.titech.ac.jp>
Cc: www-international@w3.org
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At 07:00 1999/11/28 -0500, Masataka Ohta wrote:
> Michael;
> 
> > Well, with it being forward to at least two aliasea *all* of whose questions over the last several
> > months have been on localization, I'll stand by the statement that its a shortcoming of this
> > particular list. :-)
> > 
> > Obviously I do not think its a shortcoming of country codes, since in the next paragraph I point out
> > a source that includes this info that *is* useful for localization purposes.
> > 
> > AFAIK there is no info in the website that is not in the link I provided, and there is MUCH info
> > provided in the one I gave that is not on this "official" web site.
> 
> It is a known error of RFC1766 of IETF language tag that it unnecessarily
> relate language and ISO 3166.
> 
> Through the discussion on IETF language tag, I repeatedly pointed it out
> that IETF language tag should have nothing to do with ISO 3166. But,
> Harald insisted to keep his original proposal.
> 
> The obvious solution is to correct RFC1766.
> 
> 							Masataka Ohta
> 
> 
> 


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