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[whatwg] Something for the end-user??

From: Matthew Thomas <mpt@myrealbox.com>
Date: Sun, 20 Jun 2004 02:13:03 +1200
Message-ID: <C76B4FD9-C1FA-11D8-8A55-000A95AD3972@myrealbox.com>
On 20 Jun, 2004, at 1:41 AM, Doron Rosenberg wrote:
> While it makes sense to use the OS settings, a way to override them is 
> probably still needed.  Amazon.com wants to calculate in dollars, even 
> if you are coming from germany.

That's why I said: "OSes also have settings for displaying currency, 
but I think these would be inappropriate for Web use, because Web sites 
are often referring to currencies other than the user's local one."

That doesn't apply to date or number settings, so there's no need to 
override those.

Matthew Thomas
Received on Saturday, 19 June 2004 07:13:03 UTC

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