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    SubjectRe: Euro symbol (going further off topic)
    > On Thu, 23 Apr 1998, H. Peter Anvin wrote:
    > > set from Latin-1 to Latin-9, though. The changes are small, but it
    > > adds proper support for a few more European languages and adds the
    > > Euro symbol instead of the completely useless ¤.
    > The completely useless symbol you have just written down corresponds to
    > \~n which is the n with a tilde over it, which in turn is one of the
    > letters that goes in my country's name, Spain. Guess it's not so useless
    > for 40 million people.

    No, it doesn't. I don't know what character set your mail/news reader
    thinks you're using (probably one of the IBM abominations), but it's
    not ISO 8859-1. In ISO 8859-1 you have Ñ (~N) on 0xD1 and ñ (~n) on
    0xF1, but ¤ (0xA4) looks like an o with spikes, and is supposedly an
    "international currency symbol" that noone ever uses.


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