W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > www-validator@w3.org > November 2004

Re: Validating EURO-Sign ?

From: Jukka K. Korpela <jkorpela@cs.tut.fi>
Date: Tue, 2 Nov 2004 13:55:56 +0200 (EET)
To: www-validator@w3.org
Cc: Adrian Brunner <abr@abrunner.com>
Message-ID: <Pine.GSO.4.58.0411021353550.21771@korppi.cs.tut.fi>

On Tue, 2 Nov 2004, David Dorward wrote:

> Find out what character set you are actually using (ISO-8859-15 is
> IIRC ISO-8859-1 plus the Euro sign, I believe that UTF-8 also includes
> a Euro character) and specify that instead of the incorrect claim you
> currently make.

There's also the option of using the _name_ of the currency instead of a
symbol. This avoids any problems with special characters. Note that the
correct spelling in English is "euro", plural "euros".

Jukka "Yucca" Korpela, http://www.cs.tut.fi/~jkorpela/
Received on Tuesday, 2 November 2004 11:57:30 UTC

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.3.1 : Tuesday, 1 March 2016 14:17:43 UTC