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Re: Euro mess (Was: valid locales ---> was bilingual websites

From: Tex Texin <texin@progress.com>
Date: Thu, 08 Nov 2001 01:23:22 -0500
Message-ID: <3BEA24DA.7FA2BCBF@progress.com>
To: David_Possin@i2.com
CC: cbrown@xnetinc.com, www-international@w3.org, NE Localization SIG <nelocsig@egroups.com>
>   6. Euro - The big problem is not the display, but how to use it. The
>      EC has strict requirements on how to do currency triangulation
>      with the euro. We discovered that rounding problems popped up
>      everywhere, especially when using euro precision for calculation
>      and had to display the value in a currency without decimals. It
>      would be a dream to have this in ICU.

I can agree this is an issue, but is it one of the issues with

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