[OT] Re: Looking for a standard on historical countries

From: Doug Ewell <doug_at_ewellic.org>
Date: Sat, 1 Nov 2014 11:28:23 -0600

Jörg Knappen <jknappen at web dot de> wrote:

There was a French experimental standard, AFNOR XP Z 44-002, "Code for
the representation of names of historical countries" (August 1997), that
seems like it might be what you are looking for:


I had heard that this standard was withdrawn, but I can't be sure about

Richard Wordingham <richard dot wordingham at ntlworld dot com> replied
to a reply:

>> How is ths related to Unicode ?
> One possibility is though the Regional Indicators, but they are
> defined by the unstable ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 codes.

ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 code elements, once withdrawn, are not reused for 50
years. That seems relatively stable to me.

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