[whatwg] Placement of currency symbols

On Thu, 2 Sep 2004, Matthew Thomas wrote:
> Er, I wouldn't assume that a currency symbol should ever appear inside a 
> box that only accepts one currency. Doing that would give the misleading 
> impression that (1) people had to retain (or retype) the currency symbol 
> in the field when editing the value, and that (2) they could use a 
> different currency if they wished. The former would slow people down 
> unnecessarily, and the latter could cause nasty mistakes.

Fair point.

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