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Re: [Fsfe-uk] List naming?

From: Philip Hands
Subject: Re: [Fsfe-uk] List naming?
Date: 06 Aug 2001 21:00:11 +0100
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address@hidden writes:

> On  6 Aug, E L Tonkin wrote:
> > If you think about it, the German TLD is .de, ours is .uk, surely it makes
> > perfect sense to be .uk? I thought we were inclusive of non-English
> > territories such as Scotland, N.I., Wales? 
> It was pointed out on address@hidden that fsfe-de uses de the ISO
> language code for German, not de the ISO country code for Federal
> Republic of Germany.  I wondered if that made us an anachronism.  In
> any case, we are using Ukrainian's code and should be either fsfe-gb
> or fsfe-en depending on whether it's country or language...

fsfe-en doesn't narrow it down much geographically, does it?

Wouldn't the choice be between fsfe-gb and fsfe-en-gb?

Of the two, I prefer fsfe-gb, because fsfe-en-gb seems to imply that
we'll have people complaining about US spelling on the list, which
would be very tedious.

Cheers, Phil.

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