Support for the euro currency symbol is available in the following locales (locale plus "@euro" extension:
The following international standards have been registered. For more information on international euro standards, refer to http://www.stri.is/TC304/Euro/default.html.
Codesets: The Euro is included in the multi-octet Universal Character Set (ISO/IEC 10646-1 AM 18, and UNICODE) as the EURO SIGN at position '20AC'. The Euro is included in the 8-bit ISO/IEC 8859-15 "Latin-9" codeset as the EURO SIGN at position 'A4'.
Keyboard: The Open Workshop on the Euro in IT Standardization and CEN TC304 support AltGr+e in the primary layout. 1.
Currency codes: The currency code is registered as 'EUR' and '978' with the international registration authority BSI (British Standards Institute), according to standard ISO 4217.
Markup Languages: In HTML, the Euro sign is referred to as '€'.
Information on the transition to the euro currency can be found at the following links. These URLs are accurate as of May 2000.
The IT impact of the euro: http://www.ispo.cec.be/y2keuro/euroit.htm
The official euro Web site of the European Commission: http://europa.eu.int/euro/
"Preparing Financial Systems for the euro" http://www.ispo.cec.be/y2keuro/src/wdiseuro.htm
Patches can be obtained from the following Sun Web site:
Support for the euro will also be included in future releases of the Solaris operating environment.
Support for the euro currency is available in JDK 1.1.7 software and later. JDK versions are available from http://www.javasoft.com/.