Re: HTML - i18n / NCR & charsets

From: Walter Ian Kaye (walter@natural-innovations.com)
Date: Sat Nov 30 1996 - 09:27:59 EST


At 1:27p +0000 11/30/96, Peter Flynn wrote:
> ISO8879 names for Windows CP 1252 80-9F (128-160) entities:
>
> 83 (131) -- ? -- florin
>
>What's a florin? I know it's the old UK name for what was two
>shillings, but Bill obviously means something else here.

A florin is the curly-descender f like you see in mathematical f(x).
We Mac users often employ that character as shorthand for "Folder"
(in fact, Netscape Navigator's prefs folder is named "Netscape ").
Hmm, that high-bit character I just typed will probably not look
right in everyone's email... ;)

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