cvs commit: doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/faq book.sgml
peterjeremy at optushome.com.au
Fri Aug 22 09:08:47 UTC 2008
On 2008-Aug-22 16:24:14 +0900, Hiroki Sato <hrs at freebsd.org> wrote:
>Gabor PALI <pgj at FreeBSD.org> wrote
> in <48A75F24.10404 at FreeBSD.org>:
>pg> Hiroki Sato wrote:
>pg> > When you add a country name next to a language name, please use the
>pg> > official one. US is not the official name, and Taiwan is not a
>pg> > country name from our point of view, for example.
>pg> Thank you for your comments. Could you (or somebody) tell me what
>pg> (naming scheme) to use instead of them? E.g.:
>pg> United States --> United States of America ?
>pg> China --> People's Republic of China ?
>pg> Hungary --> Republic of Hungary ?
CIA World Factbook and Wikipedia agree on these.
>pg> Taiwan --> Republic of China ?
> This is a politically-sensitive issue.
Agreed. UN website appears to ignore its existence. CIA just gives
"Taiwan". Wikipedia gives Republic of China. PRC uses "Chinese Taipei".
Please excuse any delays as the result of my ISP's inability to implement
an MTA that is either RFC2821-compliant or matches their claimed behaviour.
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