David S Wiener is out of the office.
andrewparker at bigfoot.com
Mon Dec 3 00:20:24 UTC 2007
On Dec 2, 2007 1:56 PM, Brian Mury <brianmury at alumni.uvic.ca> wrote:
> On Sun, 2007-12-02 at 19:49 +0100, Nigel Henry wrote:
> > He (Davis S Wiener) was supposed to return
> > to the office 12/06/2007. I wonder if he's back.
> 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.
Come to the USA, and you'll find that they don't just use MM-DD-YY.
Some parts of the government use DD-MM-YY.
Perhaps it was the "government" part that explains the anomaly.
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