From: Chris Jacobs (email@example.com)
Date: Tue Feb 04 2003 - 23:03:49 EST
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From: "Kenneth Whistler" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Wednesday, February 05, 2003 2:06 AM
Subject: Re: Dutch currency symbol
> > Does unicode have a code point for the former dutch currency symbol?
> Yes. U+0192 (which should be decimal 0402)
[Alt]-0402 indeed gives the ƒ on my system.
Somehow it does not work in email. I have to make it in wordpad and then copy and paste it to email.
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> What Elowyn of Moonglow is referring to are codes for
> Windows Code Page 1252:
> Windows 1252 Unicode
> 0x83 --> U+0192 LATIN SMALL LETTER F WITH HOOK (used for florin)
> 0x84 --> U+201E DOUBLE LOW-9 QUOTATION MARK
> 0x86 --> U+2020 DAGGER
> 0x87 --> U+2021 DOUBLE DAGGER
> The incantations he cites:
> respectively, are Windows incantations referring to Windows
> 1252 character input, rather than decimal codes referring to
> Unicode code points directly.
Modulo 256 incantations?
> Perhaps Elowyn has been partaking too many of his own potions.
> At the very least the title of his paper, "Unicode Text", is
> a bit misleading. ;-)
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