Re: Persian or Farsi?

From: Roozbeh Pournader (
Date: Sun May 25 2003 - 07:30:00 EDT

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    On Sat, 24 May 2003, Doug Ewell wrote:

    > Personally, the only authority I care about on this is ISO 639, and in
    > that standard the English name for the language is "Persian." Very
    > well, then: my software shall call it "Persian." If ISO 639 called it
    > "Farsi," I would use that name instead.

    I love the way you word it.

    > My first and last 2 rials on this topic,

    It's hard to find such coins now. A euro was worth about 9600 rials when I
    checked today. An it's been a long time since the last time I used a coin
    smaller than 50 rials.


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