This one time, at band camp, David Cantrell wrote:
Not true. There are place name clashes in at least
the UK, Australia,
South Africa, Germany, Switzerland and France that I am aware of.
Place name clashes that we have not, and in all likelyhood will not,
Perhaps you can suggest how we would name Croydon
(Greater London) and
There's also one in Sydney, but like Croydon being in the London guide,
is easily covered by the Sydney guide. Croydon (Cambridgeshire) is
unlikely to ever need a guide, and could easily be covered by a South
The kind of attitude that gets us overdesigned DNS heirarchies would
also have a committee deciding the names of categories. It's just not
Which is in the Netherlands. The areas outlined in
blue are Belgian
enclaves. The area outlined in green are Dutch enclaves inside the
See also Greater Lille, most of which is in Belgium.
Rev Simon Rumble <simon(a)rumble.net>
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