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Subject: Re: [office-formula] euroconvert
Hi Robert, On Wednesday, 2009-12-02 12:31:17 -0500, Robert Weir wrote: > Also note that this function could be revised (and likely will)in the > future as additional countries join the Eurozone. In fact, this is not > just a likelihood but almost inevitable, so I wonder whether we can define > this to be future-proof? For example, allow it to be expanded to include > additional currencies, according to the already-defined ISO currency > codes, for future fixed conversion factors as may be promulgated by the > Council. We will have to. > Otherwise we would need to scramble with an amendment whenever a > new country adopts the Euro, which happens every couple of years. Which we should do nevertheless, at least as committee drafts. Eike -- Automatic string conversions considered dangerous. They are the GOTO statements of spreadsheets. --Robert Weir on the OpenDocument formula subcommittee's list.