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SubjectRe: Euro symbol (includes bottom line)
Is it possible to support them all, or to make an automatic conversion?

H. Peter Anvin wrote:
>
> Followup to: <Pine.LNX.3.96.980421162108.9126B-100000@lightside.ddns.org>
> By author: Ragnar Hojland Espinosa <root@lightside.ddns.org>
> In newsgroup: linux.dev.kernel
> >
> > I don't understand what's the issue here..
> >
> > # echo -e "keycode 100 = Compose\ncompose 'e' to '\366'" | loadkeys
> > # setfont custom-m.fnt
> >
> > People just have to agree in a value (like 0366) and a font file or patch
> > to be available with the Euro symbol. What else is needed? Am I missing
> > something important here?
> >
>
> Yes, none of the common charsets include the Euro symbol. The "just
> have to agree on a value" part is the trick -- we do NOT want to
> invent our own standard. 0xA4 seems to be the most likely candidate,
> and I'm trying to get information on Latin-0.
>
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