Improved date support
rdunlap at xenotime.net
Fri Dec 8 17:24:21 CST 2006
On Thu, 07 Dec 2006 17:38:22 +0000 Sanjoy Mahajan wrote:
> > 5/1/99 (May 1 1999)
> This format is ambiguous in an internationally used revision-control
> system: 5/1/99 means 5 Jan 1999 in the U.K. (and probably much of
> Europe), and means 1 May 1999 in the U.S. (and maybe Canada).
> Having lived for many years at various ends of the formats, I've now
> settled on YYYY-MM-DD, since it's almost self-documenting (and I'm
> told is the standard in some countries).
I agree: YYYY-MM-DD is best.
search internet for "ISO standard date format".
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