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Re: discrepancy in ISO 3166-1 country codes

On Thu, Sep 20, 2001 at 08:51:26PM +0200, Eric Van Buggenhaut wrote:
> Since your organization is the official authority for maitaining and
> ISO country codes, I extensively used your page
> http://www.din.de/gremien/nas/nabd/iso3166ma/ for the last, in need of
> a list of ISO 3166 country codes.
> The page web claims to list the ISO country codes as used in the
> Internet.
> I note that you list United Kingdom as GB although the TLD for United
> Kingdom, as everyone knows is UK.

The TLD for the United Kingdom does not follow the corresponding ISO
country code, mainly for historical reasons.

Colin Watson                                  [cjwatson@flatline.org.uk]

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