Re: HTML - i18n / NCR & charsets
At 13:27 30/11/96 +0000, 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.
Florin is the Dutch Guilder, a.k.a. HFl and Gulden. It is derived from the
name of the city Florence, a.k.a. Firence, where banking was invented. Too
bad the Europeans are so confused.
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