Re: Official ISO 3166 country codes online

From: mg (
Date: Tue Nov 30 1999 - 10:02:28 EST

Tony Harminc wrote:

> At 19:27 1999/11/27 -0700, Sean M. Burke wrote:
> > Anyone who tries to represent a locale with a country code, or a country
> > with a language code, etc., is obviously misguided, and shouldn't be
> > localizing anything.
> I find it amusing that the ISO-3166 official web page has a little
> two-tone-blue & white British flag, with the tag "coming soon:
> english version".
> Tony H.

The website of Viennese Tourist Board has found a culturally creative
solution -- it shows two little hybrid icons (half the German flag, half the
Austrian flag to indicate the German version; half the Union flag, half the
US flag to indicate the English version).

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