[OT] Re: David S Wiener is out of the office.
martin at marquesminen.com.ar
Sun Dec 2 22:55:04 UTC 2007
Karl Larsen escribió:
> Peter Gordon wrote:
>> On Sun, 2007-12-02 at 10:56 -0800, Brian Mury wrote:
>>> I doubt it - that's in the future. Different parts of the world have
>>> different conventions for the order of the day and month. 12/06/2007 may
>>> mean 12 June to you, but it means 6 December to the OP.
>> Why can't we all just follow ISO 8601 (YYYY-MM-DD) and be done with it?
> Because it was "not invented here". I have no idea why the USA uses
> mounth-day-year but we have done so all my working life. I did see
> things from Europe with the year-month-day and was not confused. But it
> can be.
Maybe because you say "December the third" will in other languages it
"three of December" (in spanish at least).
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