From: Kenn Humborg (kenn at domain bluetree.ie)
Date: Tue 11 Jul 2000 - 17:56:10 IST
> > Well, on my Euro-compliant NT 4 machine with a Courier New
> > font that has the Euro char (which is €, ANSI 128), your Euro shows
> > up as the "Universal Currency Symbol", which is ANSI code 164.
> > So, what's the _real_ story here? It's probably that Windows
> > has screwed up fonts, but I'd love a definitive answer...
> It's due to different codepages, Microsoft use their own codepages which
> are mostly different to the ISO codepages. When Microsoft added support
> for the Euro to their codepages, they just slotted the new character into
> an unused position in their codepages.
Well fsck them. Twice. Idiots.
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