Re: HTML - i18n / NCR & charsets
At 1:27p +0000 11/30/96, Peter Flynn wrote:
> ISO8879 names for Windows CP 1252 80-9F (128-160) entities:
> 83 (131) -- ? -- florin
>What's a florin? I know it's the old UK name for what was two
>shillings, but Bill obviously means something else here.
A florin is the curly-descender f like you see in mathematical f(x).
We Mac users often employ that character as shorthand for "Folder"
(in fact, Netscape Navigator's prefs folder is named "Netscape Ÿ").
Hmm, that high-bit character I just typed will probably not look
right in everyone's email... ;)
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