From: Doug Ewell (email@example.com)
Date: Thu Nov 08 2007 - 00:57:32 CST
Mark Davis wrote:
> (In retrospect, I also think it was unproductive to have incomplete
> M49 codes ( http://unstats.un.org/unsd/methods/m49/m49regin.htm). It
> wouldn't hurt to add the very few M49 codes that are excluded from BCP
> 47, even if deprecated, if only to make testing and cross mapping
I disagree rather strongly. Non-geographical, non-linguistic groupings
such as "Landlocked developing countries" and "Transition countries"
(the modern name for the category once known as "Communist states") have
no place in language tags or computer locales.
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