[arch-general] Country Name (ISO-3116) Issues

Gaetan Bisson bisson at archlinux.org
Mon Jul 2 01:21:43 EDT 2012

[2012-07-02 12:33:17 +0800] albertsong:
> But please kindly put yourself in our shoes, what would you feel when you
> try to download iso image of ArchLInux,
> and find out the name of you're country has ", Province of China" fallowed
> by it?

Thanks but I already understand the issue.

Honestly, what do you think is best:
- Get the name fixed in the upstream database, so all projects who rely
  on it (not just Arch) can benefit from the improvement.
- Have us, non-specialists on country naming issues, maintain a special
  patch against this database for the sole benefit of our website?

> BTW, is the mentioned "django country list" this one?
> http://code.google.com/p/django-countries/

Yes. See line 13 of:



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