From: Michael Everson (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Tue Mar 10 2009 - 17:19:05 CST
On 10 Mar 2009, at 22:57, Kenneth Whistler wrote:
> BTW, this discussion is recapitulating positions taken
> a dozen years ago, back in late 1996 and early 1997, when
> we were debating the addition of what became U+20AC EURO SIGN.
> Some folks back then wanted to just change the glyph
> of the existing U+20A0 EURO-CURRENCY SIGN -- and we had
> to push up FAQs for awhile after Unicode 2.1 came out
> emphasizing that the EURO SIGN was U+20AC and *NOT*
> U+20A0. Fortunately, the right decisions were taken back
> then, and things eventually sorted themselves out correctly.
Um, No, because the EURO-CURRENCY SIGN actually pointed to a
*different* currency than the EURO SIGN did.
Michael Everson * http://www.evertype.com
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