Re: [PATCH][RFC] balsa 1.2.4 and the european currency

On Sun, 27 January 15:45 Albrecht Dreß wrote:
> Am 26.01.02 22:31:28 schrieb(en) Anders Larsen:
>> Just checked - you're right, 8859-15 is set in 1.3.0 (except for english as
>> you noted; now what about Ireland, which *has* adopted the euro?)
> IMHO, we should also set 8859-15 for english. The differences are tiny (just 
> check with
> xfd -fn "-*-courier-medium-r-normal--14-*-*-*-*-*-iso8859-1" and
> xfd -fn "-*-courier-medium-r-normal--14-*-*-*-*-*-iso8859-15"), and maybe 
> Britain will also join the Euro club some day (yes, I read your mail, 
> Brian!). I don't think the "missing" chars from 8859-1 are really needed.

Agreed.  Whether the Brits are in the Euro or not, they still need to be able 
to talk about euros (except with the equally unenlightened Danes and Swedes).

Also, we should not assume that England is the only English speaking country 
in Europe. (This tends to irritate to those of us who aren't English.)

My ¤0.03 (£0.02) worth ;)

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