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Hi, :-)

On Sun, Feb 27, 2011 at 19:22, Bernhard Dippold
<> wrote:
By the way, could you Design guys please maybe fix the banner? A sum
of money expressed in English with the euro sign should be formatted
exactly like this: €50,000

(Notice the comma separator for the thousands, and the prefixed euro
symbol. The point/dot/period is a *decimal separator*.)

As the comma separator shows the same problems in other parts of the world
as the point in your understanding, we should avoid both on the international
site. 50 000 is easy to recognize by everybody.

My 2 cents would be that since the language being used in the banner
is English, it would be a good idea to conform to *English*
conventions. The comma separator for thousands and the
point/period/dot for the decimal separator is the convention in every
English-speaking country in the world.

And the Euro sign "€" is not the officially approved currency symbol by the
European Union and might be not understood / wrongly formatted in other parts
of the world. Therefore I prefer "EUR".

Read this, Bernhard:

Or maybe the European Commission is not really worthy of serious consideration?

Me, I prefer the universally-recognized euro symbol. You see it in
every bureau de change of every country throughout the world - is that
universal enough for you?

David Nelson

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