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Re: Euro currency sign

From: Chris Lilley <Chris.Lilley@sophia.inria.fr>
Date: Fri, 24 Oct 1997 19:01:00 +0200 (MET)
Message-Id: <9710241901.ZM6172@grommit.inria.fr>
To: w3-int-list@faerber.muc.de (Claus André Färber), www-international@w3.org
On Oct 23,  1:45pm, Claus André Färber wrote:

> So what if I only spoke languages in which the month names are so
> distinct from the English ones that the character sequence "February"
> would have no meaning to me at all?

Then you wouldn't understand the rest of the text either, so you would
likely skip the entire document.

>If you want a date format which is
> understood by as many people as possible, you have to use "2004-02-03".

Which will, as stated before, be subject to different interpretations
by different people.

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