Re: Euro currency sign

Chris Lilley (Chris.Lilley@sophia.inria.fr)
Wed, 22 Oct 1997 17:52:31 +0200 (MET)


Date: Wed, 22 Oct 1997 17:52:31 +0200 (MET)
From: Chris Lilley <Chris.Lilley@sophia.inria.fr>
Message-Id: <9710221752.ZM29188@grommit.inria.fr>
In-Reply-To: Peter Flynn <pflynn@imbolc.ucc.ie>
To: Peter Flynn <pflynn@imbolc.ucc.ie>, www-international@w3.org,
Subject: Re: Euro currency sign

On Oct 21,  5:22pm, Peter Flynn wrote:

>    >So for dates on the web,
>    >always use something like February 3, 2004.
>
> That's an American local form.

So? It's also entirely unambiguous, wheras the other popular American form

2/3/2004

is difficult to tell from the popular European form

3/2/2004

and there is no difficulty in interpreting the European local form

3 February 2004.


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