[uf-discuss] First version of Currency proposal
lachlan.hunt at lachy.id.au
Wed Oct 11 18:08:20 PDT 2006
Scott Reynen wrote:
> On Oct 11, 2006, at 2:43 PM, Guillaume Lebleu wrote:
>>> Can we just treat everything as the default unit
>> Not sure what you mean in the context of the 99c example. The default
>> unit for the US currency is the Dollar, not the Cent, but in the
>> context of the 99c context, we need to ensure that "Dollar" is not
>> picked as the unit, but "Cent" instead is.
> What I'm suggesting is that everything be treated as dollars in USD and
> everything be treated as Yen in JPY. Isn't that how most applications
> and people deal with money anyway?
No, not everyone. See, for example, Fuel Watch  which list all the
prices in cents per litre. For them, changing it to dollars would
probably be a little confusing because fuel prices are given everywhere
in the country as cents per litre.
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