Re: Abuse of Unicode name list?

From: Séamas Ó Brógáin (
Date: Sat Apr 09 2005 - 13:37:17 CST

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    Peter Kirk wrote:

    > . . . if a country changes the official name of its currency unit but
    > does not change the symbol, as Ireland did when it changed the name of
    > its currency from pound to punt.

    Nitpicking correction: It did nothing of the sort. "Pound" is the name
    of the unit in English, "punt" is the name of the unit in Irish. (The
    use of "punt" in English-language contexts is very recent, and has no
    official basis.)

    Séamas Ó Brógáin

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