From: Roozbeh Pournader (email@example.com)
Date: Sun May 18 2003 - 04:46:39 EDT
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
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