Re: Must debian-installer use iso-codes package when choosing country?
On Sun, Apr 04, 2004 at 02:53:08AM +0200, Frans Pop wrote:
> 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
> past decades.
> 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_.
I also prefer the really _short_ name.