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SubjectRe: Euro symbol (going further off topic)
Let's face it: It's called 'euro'. And lets _not_ get nostalgic (or
whatever it's called) and continue with this "oh, they should have
called it <something>" discussion. Rather, we should agree on a
standard. There are only about 200 days left, and we need to write,
hack, test, correct, etc., etc. ('we' is not accurate, as I am not going
to participate in it, as I am not a kernel hacker). All _I_ care about
is that Linux will support the Euro well, and that Linux will do it
faster, better and more efficiently (?) than other operating systems.
The Euro symbol _must_ be in 2.2, at least 2.2.20, or else I'm switching
to something else (I hear M$ is releasing NT5 soon...)! Note: This is
not a threat, just a statement of intent meant as a threat.

H. Peter Anvin wrote:
> Followup to: <>
> By author: Michael Talbot-Wilson <>
> In newsgroup:
> >
> > Before the conversion from pounds, shillings and pence to decimal currency
> > in 1966 there was debate about what the new major unit of the Australian
> > currency was to be called. One of the proposals was the "kanga", but finally
> > the boring and imitative "dollar" won the day.
> >
> > If the name of our currency was the kanga it would be neat if the EC
> > selected the euro. As it is, I think you should leave the euro to us.
> >
> I think they should have called it a "credit". Would have made all
> those sci-fi movies make more sense.
> -hpa
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