Re: Euro currency sign

From: John Cowan (
Date: Wed Oct 22 1997 - 11:34:05 EDT

Lars Henrik Mathiesen wrote:

> What is the practical difference between registering a code for an
> entity, and reserving a code to denote that entity?

Something like this:

"Our charter here in ISO-3166-land is to register the names of
`countries', whatever those are, and we're already skating on
thin ice in a number of cases, like Taiwan and the French
overseas territories, and we're *not* going to get into registering
IGOs, but it would be stupid to allow any country to be
designated as `EU', because anybody reading that would think
of the European Union, so we'll say it's reserved."

John Cowan
			e'osai ko sarji la lojban

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