Bug 556292 - "Britain" isn't a country
Summary: "Britain" isn't a country
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: mobile-broadband-provider-info
Version: 13
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Dan Williams
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2010-01-17 17:32 UTC by Bastien Nocera
Modified: 2011-06-27 14:49 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2011-06-27 14:49:16 UTC

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Description Bastien Nocera 2010-01-17 17:32:08 UTC

"Britain (UK)" isn't a country. Please put "United Kingdom" or (at worst) "Great Britain".

Comment 1 Bug Zapper 2010-03-15 14:06:23 UTC
This bug appears to have been reported against 'rawhide' during the Fedora 13 development cycle.
Changing version to '13'.

More information and reason for this action is here:

Comment 2 Dan Williams 2010-04-29 23:42:42 UTC
Unfortunately this data comes from the country code of Great Britain (GB) and is looked up in /usr/share/zoneinfo/iso3166.tab which as this mapping:

GB      Britain (UK)

So I guess we should move this over to iso3166.tab.  Somehow I doubt they would change it since people commonly refer to the country as any one of United Kingdom, England (ignoring Scotland and Wales of course) or Great Britain.

But hacked around upstream as:


Comment 3 Dan Williams 2010-04-29 23:43:23 UTC
The hack-around is in network-manager-applet though, not mobile-broadband-provider-info just uses 2-letter country codes, while the name comes from the iso3166.tab.

Comment 4 Fedora Update System 2011-02-18 20:52:35 UTC
mobile-broadband-provider-info-1.20110218-1.fc13 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 13.

Comment 5 Fedora Update System 2011-02-19 01:23:27 UTC
mobile-broadband-provider-info-1.20110218-1.fc13 has been pushed to the Fedora 13 testing repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
 If you want to test the update, you can install it with 
 su -c 'yum --enablerepo=updates-testing update mobile-broadband-provider-info'.  You can provide feedback for this update here: https://admin.fedoraproject.org/updates/mobile-broadband-provider-info-1.20110218-1.fc13

Comment 6 Bug Zapper 2011-06-02 16:50:47 UTC
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Comment 7 Bug Zapper 2011-06-27 14:49:16 UTC
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