From: Hans Aberg (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Fri Nov 04 2005 - 07:03:02 CST
On 4 Nov 2005, at 01:16, Philippe Verdy wrote:
>> I have no comment on this standard. There is no base in local use
>> to call Åland the "Åland Islands".
> Most probably true locally (in Finnish and Swedish languages), but
> this was not the opinion of the Finnish standard body that
> requested this name and maintained "Islands" even in its requested
> revision for the normative names (in English andFrench) to assign
> in the international standard.
> Ask that to your national standard body. It's not to Unicode to
It is important for you to quickly point out when people start asking
questions that this is a formal standardization that may or may not
have anything to do with any actual proper usage.
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