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[whatwg] Something for the end-user??

From: Doron Rosenberg <doronr@gmail.com>
Date: Sat, 19 Jun 2004 22:28:25 -0200
Message-ID: <6814aebd040619172851a4b53b@mail.gmail.com>
I can play devil's advocate and use mapquest - it wants to display 1.2
miles, not 1,2 miles.  Granted a edge case, but I think offering a
more powerfull solution might make sense.

On Sun, 20 Jun 2004 02:13:03 +1200, Matthew Thomas <mpt at myrealbox.com> wrote:
> 
> 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
> http://mpt.net.nz/
> 
>
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