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Re: script faq suggestions

From: John Cowan <jcowan@reutershealth.com>
Date: Tue, 11 Nov 2003 13:08:02 -0500
To: Etienne Kroger <etienne.kroger@welocalize.com>
Cc: www-international@w3.org
Message-ID: <20031111180802.GB23356@skunk.reutershealth.com>

Etienne Kroger scripsit:

> There is an interisting discrepancy in user perception here.
> American users tend to lump what French call Afrique du Nord, Proche-Orient,
> and Moyen-Orient (or Maghreb and Machreck) in one big category called Middle
> East.

Reuters, my employer (which is basically anglophone in orientation, though
we do operate in lots of other languages), considers the Middle East and
North Africa to be separate things, although Egypt is classified as both.
The only other countries that have dual (non-hierarchical) classifications
are Turkey and Russia, which belong to both Europe and Asia.

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