Re: Euro currency sign

Paul Fidler (praf1@cam.ac.uk)
Mon, 20 Oct 1997 12:27:57 +0100 (BST)


Date: Mon, 20 Oct 1997 12:27:57 +0100 (BST)
From: Paul Fidler <praf1@cam.ac.uk>
To: www-international@w3.org, www-html@w3.org, unicode@unicode.org
In-Reply-To: <199710190001.BAA05028@imbolc.ucc.ie>
Message-ID: <Pine.HPP.3.95L.971020122538.27017B-100000@punch.eng.cam.ac.uk>
Subject: Re: Euro currency sign

> Nobody wants the name "euro" and it carries entirely the wrong
> semantics, and the citizens were not consulted about it, but the
> damage has been done, and cannot easily be undone, so we're stuck with
> it. Let's just hope we can find a suitably derogatory nickname :-)

I have heard 'Eurin' suggested in the past.


Paul Fidler
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Cambridge University Engineering Department
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