RE: Official ISO 3166 country codes online

From: Tony Harminc (
Date: Wed Dec 01 1999 - 17:12:41 EST

On 1 Dec 99, at 7:00, Doug Ewell wrote:

> The best symbol I have seen is the one displayed in the Microsoft Windows
> toolbar when you install multilingual support and want to switch between
> keyboards. Just a square with the two-letter abbreviations "En", "Fr",
> "It", and so forth. Even if Latin is not your native script, you can
> learn and identify *two letters*. Simple, inoffensive, and best of all,
> fits easily in a 16x16 icon.

On the other hand... They are incorrectly using the two letter
language code to stand for the entire locale. I have English (US)
and English (Canadian) as my keyboard locales, and on the toolbar I
am conveniently given the choice of EN or EN.

Tony H.

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