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Re: Euro currency sign

From: Chris Lilley <Chris.Lilley@sophia.inria.fr>
Date: Wed, 22 Oct 1997 19:27:24 +0200 (MET)
Message-Id: <9710221927.ZM29602@grommit.inria.fr>
To: keld@dkuug.dk (Keld J|rn Simonsen), Chris Lilley <Chris.Lilley@sophia.inria.fr>, Peter Flynn <pflynn@imbolc.ucc.ie>, www-international@w3.org, www-html@w3.org
On Oct 22,  7:22pm, Keld J|rn Simonsen wrote:

> Why not "3. februar 2004" as it would have been written in
> correct Danish? :-)

Why not indeed? Nothing wrong with it. I would expect such text in any Danish
web pages.

> Well, we cannot have English/US names
> as the standard of the internet. That's why we need 2004-02-03.

Ah, so you (and several others) have been discussing date representation
in machine-readable protocol specification, while I and several othrs were
talking about dates in human-readable text, hence the confusion.

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