Re: [OT] Re: the Ethnologue

From: Otto Stolz (
Date: Thu Sep 21 2000 - 14:13:44 EDT

Am 2000-09-16 hat Michael Kaplan geschrieben:
> In a way, this is one of the only advantages to not giving locale tags any
> significance -- by assigning them numbers, you really are trying to stay
> out of the business of people who have very different ideas about names and
> such. In a world where countries can go to war over lesser matters then
> this, I prefer the numbers to having yet another tightrope to walk. :-(

And then, they will go to war over the order in which the numbers are
assigned :-(

Best wishes,

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