[uf-discuss] 'currency' microformat straw-man proposal.

Tantek Ç elik tantek at cs.stanford.edu
Thu Sep 21 16:09:25 PDT 2006

On 9/21/06 3:34 PM, "Guillaume Lebleu" <gl at brixlogic.com> wrote:

> Looks like there are many others:
> There are various common abbreviations to distinguish the Canadian
> dollar from others: while the ISO
> <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/International_Organization_for_Standardization>
> currency code <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ISO_4217> *CAD* (a
> three-character code without monetary symbols
> <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Currency_sign>) is common, no single
> system is universally accepted. *C$* is recommended by the Canadian
> government (e.g., per /The Canadian Style/ guide) and is used by the
> International Monetary Fund
> <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/International_Monetary_Fund>, while
> /Editing Canadian English/ indicates *Can$* and *CDN$*; both guides note
> the ISO scheme/code. The abbreviation *CA$* is also used, e.g., in some
> software packages.
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Canadian_dollar


This is excellent research on existing currency formats, could you add it to
the currency-formats page?




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