Henry Thompson ht at
Tue Jan 27 14:50:20 GMT 1998

Arjan Loeffen <Arjan.Loeffen at> writes:

> As far as I can see there is no character (Dutch) FLORIN SIGN or EURO
> SIGN in unicode (yet). Suppose I need to specify that character; in the

Misha Wolf passed on the following some time back:

> There is a lot of hot air on some of the lists about this.  ISO 8859-1 
> will not be changed for the Euro, nor for any other reason.

> The Unicode Technical Committee has decided to allocate a new character 
> to be called EURO SIGN to the position 20AC.  ISO/IEC JTC1/SC2/WG2 is, 
> I believe, yet to discuss this proposal.

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