Re: Euro

From: Michael Everson (
Date: Mon Oct 20 1997 - 13:20:31 EDT

Ar 07:55 -0700 1997-10-20, scríobh KNAPPEN@MZDMZA.ZDV.UNI-MAINZ.DE:
>Michael Everson wrote:
>> I forgot to mention that the TC304 Euro Workshop did agree that an HTML
>> entity would be useful, but thought that it might be nice if it were &EUR;
>This is a bad idea, imho. An all-lowercase entity name is better than the
>fancy uppercasing (IMHO only uppercase letters should have capitalised
>entity names). Also shortening it one letter does no good. Everybody will
>know the currency unter the name Euro, the currency code being EUE, not EUR.

Apparently the registered code is EUR, not EUE.

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