Chris, could you please provide details about when will Window include fonts
(and in which version of Windows) which actually have EURO SIGN glyph ? Thanks
Chris Pratley wrote:
> I'm not sure if anyone addressed the actual question in this mail. Microsoft
> has reserved a code point in the various 8-bit European Windows code pages
> for the Euro for data interoperability with non-Unicode applications. As
> noted by others here, the position in Unicode of the Euro is actually
> U+20AC, which is what is used in TrueType fonts from Microsoft.
> The Euro code point in the various European code pages is 0x80 for cp1250,
> 1252, 1253, etc.
> The Euro code point in cp1251 (Cyrillic) is 0x88
> No code point is reserved in non-European code pages
> I'm not sure which printer manufacturers have yet adopted this code point in
> actual devices, if any.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: TUK - Richard Bright [SMTP:RBright@Tally.co.uk]
> Sent: Monday, February 09, 1998 8:01 AM
> To: Multiple Recipients of
> Subject: European Currency Symbol
> I am trying to understand code position 20A0 as proposed for the new
> Euro currency symbol.
> I work with computer printers which use 8 bit coding rather than 16
> Do you know what the byte code (00 - FF Hex) is proposed for
> Also, which printer manufacturers (Hewlett Packard, IBM, Epson) have
> accepted this proposal.
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