From: Mark E. Shoulson (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Thu Apr 01 2004 - 21:46:23 EST
Jim Allan wrote:
> Peter Kirk wrote:
>> I wonder if Kyekyeku is finding it rather offensive that all we
>> westerners are claiming to know better than he does what the cedi sign
>> looks like. He says it is different from a cent sign. Let's stop
>> speculating that he might be wrong and wait for him to provide evidence
>> that he is correct.
> At http://www.mich.com/~kimsuk/pdf/currency.pdf the Ghana currency is
> named "new cedi" and its symbol appears as a N¢ with the ¢ appearing
> in capital letter form with an oblique slash and Kyekyeku described.
> This web page also has a slashed capital G for the Paraguayan guarani,
> another symbol not in Unicode.
It also has the "symbol" for the Israeli New Sheqel as "NIS" and not the
*symbol* ₪, which leads one to wonder as to its authoritative strength.
Even if "NIS" is the official symbol (and I'm not saying it is), ₪ is
definitely used (and also ש״ח).
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