Re: ANNOUNCE: fribidi-0.1.12

In his letter from Sun, 21 May 2000 00:33:33 +0200 Pablo Saratxaga wrote:
> Kaixo!
> On Sat, May 20, 2000 at 11:22:23PM +0300, wrote:
> However, cp1255 ("Windows Hebrew") being a superset of iso-8859-8 (that
> is anything in iso-8859-8 is in cp1255 at the same place, with the exception
> of 0xa4 defined as 0x00a4 ins iso-8859-8 and defined as NewSheqel sign in
> cp1255 (which is most useful btw)); then it makes a whole lot of sense when
> you need to use something that is already in cp1255 to keep compatibility.
> And in cp1255 those values 0xfd and 0xfe are used.

Ok, this clears it up.

Out of curiosity I had a look in the UNIDATA.TXT and saw that there is 
no NewShekel sign there. On the other hand there is e.g. the Euro 
currency symbol. Does anyone have any idea what is the policy of Unicode 
on currency symbols? 

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