[whatwg] ISO 639 / ISO 3166 / ISO 4217 inputs

Jim Ley jim.ley at gmail.com
Mon Jul 19 03:57:21 PDT 2004

On Mon, 19 Jul 2004 10:50:34 +0100, Wrigley, Ave <ave.wrigley at itn.co.uk> wrote:
> Yes - but it puts the requiremment to keep the data up to date in the
> hands of the browser, rather than the application developer.

So if I don't upgrade my user agent to the latest from the vendor, I
can't enter my country into your form?

Do you really want to put vendors into the position of deciding just
what to call the Malvinas Islands?  Or exactly the status of palestine
or the Gaza Strip.

Then you get problems with do you want England and Wales or UK ?

I don't really think this could be specified to be truly useful, and
most people will end up writing their own list anyway.    I could be
wrong, why not produce a more detailed proposal?


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