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Re: ITP: liblocale-us-perl -- Module for United States state identification

On 11/17/07, Ron Johnson <ron.l.johnson@cox.net> wrote:
> > This Perl module provides methods allowing United States' two-letter
> > state identification parsing from state code to state name and vice
> > versa.
> Is a package really needed for something this simple?

It might be obvious to a US native, but it's hardly simple or obvious
to those of us outside America.

MI is a prime example, does it refer to Michigan, Missouri,
Mississippi or Minesota? The first two letters match all four.

If you come across this every day you probably know the answer, but I
just had to look it up again (Michigan) despite being caught out by
this just the other week!

Matt Brown
Mob +353 86 608 7117 www.mattb.net.nz

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