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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
> 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 ....