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Re: date formats

> As long as we are assured it's YYYY-MM-DD and not YYYY-DD-MM.
> I'd advocate using "DD MMM YYYY", where MMM = {Jan, Feb, etc};
> no descrepency or confusion.

Hmm. YYYY-MM-DD is defined as a date standard in ISO8601. Every other
convention has strong regional usage or language variants which may make
them less suitable for world-class docs.

The whole dust up over Y2K probably raised people's awareness of the
yyyy-mm-dd convention (which was not generally used in everyday
situations in the US, for example) and it should cause no confusion.

                         - Thomas

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