[uf-discuss] Currency microformat

Steve Ganz steve at ganz.name
Wed Jul 19 02:55:02 PDT 2006

On July 18, 2006 12:08 PM, Ryan King wrote:
> On Jul 17, 2006, at 11:24 PM, Ben Buchanan wrote:

> > The classic problem example would be a page stating a price 
> of "$50".
> > Is that Australian dollars? US dollars? Monopoly money? :)
> >
> > So anyway I'm following The Process
> > (http://microformats.org/wiki/process) and I'm up to searching for 
> > existing formats/work. So far I've only seen the ISO standard for 
> > three-letter codes, no format or microformat for consistently 
> > displaying them.
> >
> > Does anyone know of relevant resources I should check out?
> It'd be interesting to see how e-commerce sites do this. 
> Especially sites like amazon which have seperate stores in 
> different languages and currencies. Try documenting their 
> markup on http://microformats.org/wiki/currency-examples .

I got the page kicked off by capturing a few examples in the wild and some
of the brainstorming that took place here on the list. I put both on the
examples page for now. We can split them up if activity warrants.


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