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RE: st: Re: political geography


From   "Nick Cox" <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   RE: st: Re: political geography
Date   Wed, 4 Aug 2004 15:43:17 +0100

Oh dear, I did start this. I suppose it 
won't help by trying to add a rider "and 
that anyone could conceivably want to 
appear on a graph title", which was 
more or less the original question. 

OK, you beat me. I give up. 

Nick 
n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk 

Clive Nicholas
> 
> Kit Baum wrote:
> 
> > On Aug 4, 2004, at 2:33 AM, a geographer wrote:
> >
> >>
> >> You need an evaluation:
> >>
> >> local name = country1[`y']
> >>
> >> This assumes that no length limits bite.
> >> The longest country name I can think
> >> of, with a little help from
> >> a database, is 30 characters, e.g.
> >>
> >> Federated States of Micronesia
> >     Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
> >>
> >> Anyone beat that?
> 
> With a bit of cheating, quite easily:
> 
> The United Kingdom of Great Britain, Northern Ireland, the 
> Channel Islands
> and the Isle of Man.

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