Re: "Lost in translation"

From: Lars Marius Garshol (
Date: Mon Jun 10 2002 - 16:46:17 EDT

* Alistair Vining
| "Besides these, there is ISO 233, DIN 31635

Hmmm. A little research reveals that these two are actually the same.
Apparently they are both slightly modified versions of the
transliteration known as DMG, originally proposed by the German
Oriental Society (Deutsche Morgenlšndische Gesellschaft, or DMG).

| and even a British standard, BS 4280,

This seems to be different, and is apparently not widely used. I can't
find any information on it, which might explain why. :)

Lars Marius Garshol, Ontopian         <URL: >
ISO SC34/WG3, OASIS GeoLang TC        <URL: >

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