[Seaside] Money ScaledDecimal is it really *appropriate*

Bert Freudenberg bert at impara.de
Sat Feb 4 15:41:52 CET 2006

Am 04.02.2006 um 14:36 schrieb Martin J. Laubach:

> | Wonderful.  I sign up to implement this.  It will be a fun exercise.
>   Just as pointer -- check what POSIX and Windows have as
> properties for their currencies settings. AFAICR, there are
> quite a bit more than you summarized. For example, I'm missing:
>   - number of decimal places to the left for separating thousands
>     (yes, there are really currencies out there where you split
>     off *four* digits)
>   - what to use as decimal point and what as thousand separator
>     (in Europe, it's "," and ".")
>   - where to put the currency sign (before or after the number)
>   Probably quite a few unusual corner cases more, check it out...

This gets increasingly off-topic, but note that recently we added a  
LocalePlugin to access OS information about the current locale.  
Perhaps currency information is included there? The image support  
code seems to be at  http://bugs.impara.de/view.php?id=1328

- Bert -

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