Re: Euro currency sign

Harald.T.Alvestrand@uninett.no
Wed, 15 Oct 1997 14:17:46 +0200


From: Harald.T.Alvestrand@uninett.no
To: Carrasco Benitez Manuel <manuel.carrasco@emea.eudra.org>
cc: "'www-international@w3.org'" <www-international@w3.org>,
In-reply-to: Your message of "Wed, 15 Oct 1997 12:41:36 BST." <5DFB753C1329D1119DEC00805F15C342D8B8@WS015>
Date: Wed, 15 Oct 1997 14:17:46 +0200
Message-ID: <26256.876917866@dale.uninett.no>
Subject: Re: Euro currency sign

The only reason I can see for the Euro symbol being used at all
is codepoint envy towards the dollar sign.

Monetary symbols are a dumb idea; people who want to use them should
pay the cost and use ISO 10646 in full.

What's the 3-letter monetary code for the Euro?

              Harald T. Alvestrand
             monetary unit Kr (NOK)