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Re: Euro currency sign

From: <Harald.T.Alvestrand@uninett.no>
Date: Wed, 15 Oct 1997 14:17:46 +0200
To: Carrasco Benitez Manuel <manuel.carrasco@emea.eudra.org>
cc: "'www-international@w3.org'" <www-international@w3.org>, "'www-html@w3.org'" <www-html@w3.org>, "'unicode@unicode.org'" <unicode@unicode.org>, "'Patrice.HUSSON@bxl.dg13.cec.be'" <Patrice.HUSSON@bxl.dg13.cec.be>
Message-ID: <26256.876917866@dale.uninett.no>
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)
Received on Wednesday, 15 October 1997 08:18:57 GMT

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