Re: Date format

Subject: Re: Date format
From: Glen Warner <gdwarner -at- ricochet -dot- net>
To: Bernd Hutschenreuther <bernd -dot- hutschenreuther -at- net-linx -dot- de>, "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 30 Jun 2000 08:28:50 -0700

> Hi Glen, and to whom it may concern,
> Glen wrote
>>I'm partial to DDMMYY, as in 06JUN60. Removes any ambiguity about
> which number is which.
> Here we have following problem:
> What does 03JUN02 mean? :-(
> oops ---> :-)
> We should write
> 02JUN2003
> or
> 2002JUN03
> or something this way.

Exactly. Forgot about that pesky millennium thing.

> This is important, when producing for different foreign countries,
> have very different methods to write dates.
> If it is >only< for the own country, you may use the default. But I
> definitely prefer to write the year in 4 digits.

Reluctant consession on my part --! I guess we can switch back to two
digit years after 2032, though ....


> Best regards
> Bernd

Obligatory .sig:

Southern DOS: Y'all reckon? (Yep/nope)

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