[OT] Re: Country codes

From: Doug Ewell (dewell@adelphia.net)
Date: Sun Apr 27 2003 - 20:43:48 EDT

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    Stefan Persson <alsjebegrijptwatikbedoel at yahoo dot se> wrote:

    >> The ccTLD system also uses the exceptionally reserved code element
    >> "uk" to represent the United Kingdom instead of the ISO 3166-1
    >> standard "gb".
    > And "ko" is used to represent "kr". Are there any other irregular top
    > domain names?

    The "eurodns" site that Kevin referred to does show the standard "kr" as
    the code for South Korea, not "ko".

    I'm not aware of any irregular ccTLD codes other than "uk", but I
    haven't done an exhaustive search, so for all I know there may be some.
    ".com", ".net", ".edu", and so forth are in a league of their own, of

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