Re: Use of the Florin symbol not as a currency symbol

From: Michael Everson (
Date: Fri Oct 01 1999 - 12:25:19 EDT

Ar 08:57 -0700 1999-10-01, scríobh John Jenkins:

>I've never see Apple anywhere *recommend* the use of the florin sign for
>"folder" in directory names. We ourselves tend to use the word "folder" (or
>equivalent) or nothing. But it's a handy abbreviation and a lot of people
>use it.

It's true. I don't think I've seen an Apple product use Ÿ for folder. But
almost all the shareware in the Info-Mac archives uses the florin sign in
this way!

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