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Subject: RE: [office-formula] Universal currency symbol?


I don't have a strong opinion, just noting that there is a standard symbol 
for this.

-Rob


"Dennis E. Hamilton" <dennis.hamilton@acm.org> wrote on 03/19/2010 
01:15:05 PM:

> From:
> 
> "Dennis E. Hamilton" <dennis.hamilton@acm.org>
> 
> To:
> 
> "'Eike Rathke'" <erack@sun.com>, <office-formula@lists.oasis-open.org>
> 
> Date:
> 
> 03/19/2010 01:18 PM
> 
> Subject:
> 
> RE: [office-formula] Universal currency symbol?
> 
> +1 Agreed.  Showing a generic currency symbol won't clarify "currency
> units".
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Eike Rathke [mailto:erack@sun.com] 
> Sent: Friday, March 19, 2010 05:15
> To: office-formula@lists.oasis-open.org
> Subject: Re: [office-formula] Universal currency symbol?
> 
> Hi Patrick,
> 
> On Monday, 2010-03-15 11:29:02 -0400, Patrick Durusau wrote:
> 
> > I am catching up on entering changes into JIRA and noticed that on 
> > Office-1103, Rob says:
> >
> >> (Note that we should use the universal currency symbol '' (U+00A4) 
> >> instead of writing "currency units" 
> >
> > Not critical to this edit but it does occur a number of times in the 
text.
> >
> > Wanted to ask before I do a global find/replace. Any comments?
> 
> There is no currency symbol involved, no reason to introduce U+00A4.
> 
>   Eike
> 
> -- 
> Automatic string conversions considered dangerous. They are the GOTO
> statements
> of spreadsheets.  --Robert Weir on the OpenDocument formula 
subcommittee's
> list.
> 
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