[Mageia-discuss] IRC community channels - need a ruling from the board

Marc Paré marc at marcpare.com
Tue Oct 5 15:30:58 CEST 2010

Le 2010-10-05 09:23, Frederic Janssens a écrit :
> On Tue, Oct 5, 2010 at 15:07, Marc Paré <marc at marcpare.com
> <mailto:marc at marcpare.com>> wrote:
>         Northern Ireland is NOT part of Ireland, it is part of the UK.
>         I know that Wikipedia is not always a trusted source of
>         information, but this page is pretty accurate:
>         http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Northern_Ireland
>     Unfortunately or fortunately, depending on one's point of view, by
>     international convention (meaning that all parties were in agreement
>     at the time of signing) Ireland's country code is IE. Ireland was
>     part of this agreement.
>     Marc
> I think you keep confusing Ireland as a country and Ireland as
> geographical island. Ireland the country does not cover all of Ireland
> the geographical island.
> Ireland's country code is IE but does not apply to the whole of Ireland
> the geographical island. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Northern_Ireland
> is not part of
> IE but of UK.
> --
> Frederic

But you are speaking on a geographical/physical term which is what we 
are not. We are speaking of country-code and language-code. There could 
be an international organization codifying the geographical/physical 
code of land masses --- I don't know.

But this is not what we are talking about.


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