> Actually, I erred. It's Switzerland that prefers this formula (see the
> ITS and DES locales on Windows or in Java--although Java uses
> three digits
> for grouping and it should be four).
The Swiss locale on Windows systems actually uses ' (U+0027) as a thousands
separator, not ` (U+0060).
My understanding is that this apostrophe is a computer approximation of a
raised dot, that is often seen on printed matter, so I guess that U+0060 is
as good an approximation.
Italian computer locales normally have . (U+002E) as a thousands separator.
But in printed matters you often see a raised dot (as in Switzerland) or a
simple space (like in France).
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