[sf-perl] unicode euro symbol(s)

Joseph Brenner doom at kzsu.stanford.edu
Wed Jan 23 13:28:27 PST 2013

Follow-up to a question at dinner last night...

I was geeking out about unicode trivia again, and brought up
one of my favorite ones: they originally got the symbol for
the Euro wrong somehow.  Had Larry Wall been in charge, they
would no doubt have bent their principles and changed the
already published reference implementation... this being a
standards body, they left the mistake in place, and burned
another code point to fix it:

The wrong euro:

The right one:

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