Re: Where to Add new Currency Sign?

From: N.R.Liwal (liwal@liwal.net)
Date: Tue Dec 21 1999 - 05:19:05 EST


----- Original Message -----
From: Mark E. Davis <markdavis@ispchannel.com>

> U+00A4 is very dangerous, and must not be used to stand-in for specific
> currencies. Imagine my sending you a document where I list parts at 150
each; on
> my machine these appear as dollar-signs, and on yours as italian lire. We
agree
> to buy the parts, but imagine our dismay later on...

To avoid this we should have a Code Point for each country.
And any Operating System Should provide the keyboard facility
accordinglay.

Liwal



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