Re: Must debian-installer use iso-codes package when choosing country?
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On Saturday 03 April 2004 22:28, Steve Langasek wrote:
> Will these users be installing using English or Traditional Chinese as
> the language?
The problem is that some users in that area will install in English,
especially for servers.
I really think that using the 'really' short names (that is just plain Taiwan
instead of Taiwan, P.. of C..) would not be a bad compromise despite what the
official so called short UN names say.
After all, isn't Linux for a large part about being "free" as in "able to
choose for yourselves" which is what Taiwan has been trying to to for the
I think the really short names are often a lot more politically neutral than
the semi-official names in iso-3166. Especially as 3116 is incredibly
inconsistent. _Short_ names should be _short_.
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