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[whatwg] Placement of currency symbols

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Fri, 12 Nov 2004 16:19:28 +0000 (UTC)
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.61.0411121619220.2337@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>
On Thu, 2 Sep 2004, Matthew Thomas wrote:
> 
> Er, I wouldn't assume that a currency symbol should ever appear inside a 
> box that only accepts one currency. Doing that would give the misleading 
> impression that (1) people had to retain (or retype) the currency symbol 
> in the field when editing the value, and that (2) they could use a 
> different currency if they wished. The former would slow people down 
> unnecessarily, and the latter could cause nasty mistakes.

Fair point.

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