name changes for quotation marks and euro?

From: Roman Czyborra (
Date: Wed Oct 01 1997 - 14:34:37 EDT


Shouldn't the names of the "left" and "right" quotation marks like
U+201C LEFT DOUBLE QUOTATION MARK be changed to something more
culturally neutral like DOUBLE HI-6 QUOTATION MARK since for instance
Germans quote ,,LOW-9 HI-6``, thus put the ``left'' quotes right.

I also suggest renaming the old U+20A0 EURO-CURRENCY SIGN to ECU SIGN
to prevent confusion with the future U+20AC EURO SIGN.
Ecu (pronounced the French way) is the going name in use for today's
European Currency Unit.

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