[uf-discuss] Currency Quickpoll: Preliminary results

Andy Mabbett andy at pigsonthewing.org.uk
Sat Oct 14 03:59:34 PDT 2006

In message <025f01c6ee78$90ab00d0$2102fea9 at Guides.local>, Mike Schinkel
<mikeschinkel at gmail.com> writes

>Alternately, can't the symbols be extracted as not being alphanumeric

Consider (for example):

        The £ was worth 2.50 dollars

        £1 was worth 2.50 dollars

>currency proposal at
>http://microformats.org/wiki/currency-brainstorming#Andy_Mabbett just seems
>really complex to me (but maybe it has to be.)

I'd say the latter, but if, not, try paring away whatever you consider
unnecessary, and see at what point you'd stop.

Note also my recent message about the reasons for needing to identify
the 'symbol'.
Andy Mabbett
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