Re: Handwritten EURO sign (off topic?)

From: Michael Everson (everson@evertype.com)
Date: Fri Aug 15 2003 - 07:12:21 EDT

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    At 11:47 +0100 2003-08-15, Marion Gunn wrote:
    >Not pausing to wonder why on earth this list
    ><unicode@unicode.org> is currently discussing my
    >country's currencies, only to wonder if anyone
    >here knows whether Ireland is the only EU
    >country which has to use two - in Belfast we use
    >Pounds Sterling (), and in Dublin euro (*).

    Ireland, as a member of the European Monetary
    Union, is one of the countries which uses euros,
    which is why you use them in Dublin. The United
    Kingdom is not a member of the EMU, which is why
    you use pounds in Belfast.

    -- 
    Michael Everson * * Everson Typography *  * http://www.evertype.com
    


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