From: Asmus Freytag (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Fri Jun 04 2004 - 13:03:38 CDT
At 10:26 AM 6/4/2004, Jörg Knappen wrote:
>Browsing thro my printed version of UNicode 4.0 I discovered the follwing
>annotations to U+00A4 (The currency sign):
>Filzlaus, Ricardi-Sonne (german names)
>May I request those names to be dropped?
You are not the first and the current (still internal) version of the
nameslist already makes that change (for precisely the reasons you
>Both are jargon at best and not
>widespread. Filzlaus is meaning crab louse, and it is well known (to
>german speakers) where those animals live and how they spread.
>Ricardi-Sonne is probably misspelled (should be Ricardo-Sonne, alluding to
>the famous economist David Ricardo). The name is not in wide use anyway.
>Even "Sputnik" is better known...
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