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

From: Martin J. Duerst <duerst@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 01 Dec 1999 11:48:58 +0900
Message-Id: <199912010307.MAA27442@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 19:34 1999/11/30 -0500, Masataka Ohta wrote:
> Michael;
> 
> > >> >Thank you for denying yourself to have mentioned Sign Languages.
> > >>
> > >> Clearly Masataka Ohta has no idea what he is talking about. This is
> > >> beginning to annoy me, and so this is my last statement on the matter.
> > >
> > >I can understand your error.
> > 
> > I have made no error.
> 
> That's another error.
> 
> > >It is a common error to consider handicapped people something so special.
> > >
> > >However, they are not.
> > 
> > Everyone is special. Linguistic minorities, however, deserve special attenti=
> > on.
> 
> So, you are saying Sign Languages should have distinguished names.
> 
> OK.
> 
> > There is no user requirement for unique codes for all of the world's Sign
> > Languages. The users are satisfied with "sgn" with extensions.
> 
> Assuming you have not made any error here, which means you made
> an error stating "Everyone is special...", so what?
> 
> It has nothing to do with ISO 3166.
> 
> 							Masataka Ohta
> 
> 
> 


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