Re: Must debian-installer use iso-codes package when choosing country?
On Sunday 04 April 2004 10:38, Alastair McKinstry wrote:
> Agreed the "official short names" are ugly ;
>-lists/list-en1.html) eg. "LAO PEOPLE'S DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC",
> "LIBYAN ARAB JAMAHIRIYA" for those countries normally called "Laos"
> and "Libya". However, sometimes the short version is the problem
> too: eg. do we allow
> "MACEDONIA, THE FORMER YUGOSLAV REPUBLIC OF", to be shortened to
> "Macedonia"? I'm sure the Greeks won't agree to that ...
they certainly won't (and I'm not speaking about myself, I believe
that this issue has been greatly mishandled by all sides anyway)...
Although I think Taiwan's is a different case...