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Re: why must Debian call Taiwan a "Province of China"?

On Sat, 10 Apr 2004 19:46:03 +1000
Russell Coker <russell@coker.com.au> wrote:

> "North Holland" (Noord Holland) and "South Holland" (Zuid Holland) are
> two provinces of the Netherlands, the people in those provinces tend
> to not mind the entire country being mis-named, while people who live
> in other provinces are more interested in correcting it.
> Below is a URL containing a map of the provinces of the Netherlands,
> it was the first result that google returned...
> http://www.coffeeshop.freeuk.com/General/Provinces.html

The first that turned up when googling for 'Netherlands province', hey?
Well that reinforces that other well known misconception about
Holland, it's all about marijuana and mushrooms ;)

grts Tim 

(in Amsterdam, North-Holland, the Netherlands)

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