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Re: Euro - re-statement

From: Daniel Glazman <Daniel.Glazman@der.edfgdf.fr>
Date: Thu, 16 Oct 1997 17:49:42 +0100 (WET DST)
Message-Id: <199710161649.RAA14118@cli51ak.der.edf.fr>
To: Jost.Krieger@ruhr-uni-bochum.de (Jost Krieger)
Cc: manuel.carrasco@emea.eudra.org, www-international@w3.org, unicode@unicode.org
> I don't think many people will find it necessary. In which areas do
> you need to use this as a glyph ?
> 
> Probably not for monetary transactions, as there are probably numeric
> codings for currency that make it possible to differentiate the
> multitude of "dollars" and "pounds" in current use.
> 
> One use is in the printing of checks. This problem seems to have been
> solved in many countries before, without changing character sets.

	All prices in shops and supermarkets. All P.O.S. terminals
will have to print the euro sign and why not read it to.

daniel.
Received on Thursday, 16 October 1997 11:49:17 GMT

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