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From:  Michael Everson
Date:  Sat Aug 21, 1999  6:16 pm
Subject:  Re: Acronyms - A suggestion


Ar 12:50 -0400 1999-08-21, scríobh Bill Reese:
>Interesting, Barbara, the idea of using North America, a continent, a
>geographical entity.

I was basing the identifiers on the existing ISO standards, ISO 639 and ISO
3166. Unfortunately, there are no continent codes. There's not even a code
for the European Union. Also Scandinavia isn't listed, which is
inconvenient. I picked Sweden.

The current draft is
http://www.indigo.ie/egt/standards/iso639/sign-language.html

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1714 Re: Acronyms - A suggestion Valerie Sutton Sat  8/21/1999

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