> The name people are asking to have listed in the Debian installer is
> "Taiwan". Please explain how this is a politically-charged name.
Taïwan is not part of the United-Nations for historical reasons, since China
took the place of its reprentatives in the United-Nations. Taïwan is not a
recognized state. The Taïwanese flag does not have international recognition.
For example, you will hardly find a single legal Taïwan ambassy in the world.
But, keep in mind that localisation is mostly adapting each software to the
locale habits and practices. In the case of Taïwan, the choice should be left
to the Taïwanese representatives of Debian.