[uf-new] Currency: symbols and units (Was: microformat granularity: currency and measure)

Andy Mabbett andy at pigsonthewing.org.uk
Fri Jul 20 12:13:53 PDT 2007

In message <F7348E2F-6D7E-429B-B063-4821A45DADEC at makedatamakesense.com>, 
Scott Reynen <scott at makedatamakesense.com> writes

>On Jul 20, 2007, at 4:39 AM, Ben Ward wrote:
>>> <span class="money">¢<abbr title="0.021" class="amount">2.1</abbr> 
>>><span class="currency">USD</span></span>
>> I don't agree that ‘0.021’ can be a valid abbreviation of ‘2.1’.
>Yeah, I guess that would make more sense with the cent (literally 
>1/100th) as part of the amount:
><span class="money"><abbr title="0.021" class="amount">¢2.1</abbr> 
><span class="currency">USD</span></span>

C2.1 is not an abbreviation of "0.021" (it may be an abbreviation of 
"$0.021" or "0.021 USD").

Andy Mabbett

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