[tz] Change Turkey to Turkiye or not?

Soner Gönül soner.gonul at gmail.com
Mon Jun 6 16:18:22 UTC 2022

Also, as a Turkish, I found that quite weird.

The name "turkey", as an animal, comes from the "country" itself. "Türkiye"
word is not even Turkish, it's Latin (coming from "turchia").



On Mon, Jun 6, 2022 at 7:11 PM Jacob Pratt via tz <tz at iana.org> wrote:

> It is far too early for a change like this to be made. Until (and if)
> Türkiye becomes more common than Turkey in ordinary usage, don't expect
> anything to change.
> Jacob Pratt
> On Mon, Jun 6, 2022, 12:08 柳芯宇 via tz <tz at iana.org> wrote:
>> In some of the tz files, I found several mentions of "Turkey", this could
>> be confusing since in my dictionaries, Turkey points to a food made by
>> chicken, rather than a country.
>> As recently UN and NATO suggests, I think it would be better and more representative
>> to use Turkiye instead of Turkey, as we shound't setup times for just
>> foods, right?

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