Re: Decimal separator with more than one character?

From: Roozbeh Pournader (
Date: Sun May 18 2003 - 04:46:39 EDT

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    On Sat, 17 May 2003, John Cowan wrote:

    > > > I know that at least in some Linux locales the Farsi locale
    > >
    > > Well, the politically-correct way is to call the language "Persian".
    > And after we went to all that work to learn to call it Farsi.

    Well, the question is: who told you to call it Farsi?!

    ISO calls it Persian, Iranian Academy for Persian Language calls it
    Persian, Unicode book calls it Persian, ...

    > I think it was back in the late 60s or early 70s that mail addressed
    > to "Persia" started to come bouncing back....

    The country should be called "Iran", of course, specially in addresses.
    The goverment prefers the long form, "Islamic Republic of Iran" in very
    official documents.


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