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Re: discrepancy in ISO 3166-1 country codes

On Thu, Sep 20, 2001 at 06:40:32PM -0500, Colin Watson wrote:
> 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.

That's exactly the point of my message. While this organism claims to be the
one reference for TLDcc, I noted a discrepancy between what they say and the

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