From: Jon Hanna (email@example.com)
Date: Tue Sep 13 2005 - 09:44:47 CDT
Elliotte Harold wrote:
> I noticed that Java 1.2 and later distinguish the decimal separator from
> the monetary decimal separator. That is, DecimalFormatSymbols has both
> getDecimalSeparator() and getMonetaryDecimalSeparator() methods. Does
> anyone happen to know of a locale where these two values are different?
> I wrote a little program to search for cases, but none of the locales
> installed in my Java 5 VM ever seem to think these two characters are
My accountant (or leastways, the in-law I get free accounting from) uses
a hyphen as a decimal separator, but a period at other times. Perhaps
this is to allow customisation to deal with similar special cases,
rather than a matter of i18n per se?
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