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Re: Euro mess (Was: valid locales ---> was bilingual websites

From: Martin Duerst <duerst@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 14 Nov 2001 18:43:15 +0900
Message-Id: <4.2.0.58.J.20011114183324.0336f3c0@localhost>
To: "Tex Texin" <texin@progress.com>, "Carl W. Brown" <cbrown@xnetinc.com>
Cc: www-international@w3.org
At 13:15 01/11/07 -0500, Tex Texin wrote:
>And there are other alternatives if the only requirement is to support
>the Euro character and continue with a single byte codepage.
>Spelling out "Eur" or "Euro" is acceptable if there is space. And
>inventing mechanisms (e.g. escape sequences, or other specialized
>encodings) to print the Euro symbol are also possible.

Inventing new mechanisms,... is probably a really bad idea.
It's much easier to support Unicode, windows-1252, or iso-8859-15.

Regards,   Martin.
Received on Wednesday, 14 November 2001 04:45:54 GMT

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