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Re: date formats

On Sat, Dec 09, 2000 at 07:17:22PM -0100, Miroslav Skoric wrote:
> David Lawyer wrote:
> > 
> > I suppose it could be
> > <date>v2.0, YYYY MM DD

I retract the above statement I made.  I now realize that there is
really no standard date format and thus I think we should just keep
the existing date format for docs in English.  When people translate
the docs they'll likely need to translate the date.

> I don't understand the importance of a date format. I consider the
> USians prefer one format, the Asians maybe the other, here in Serbia we
> like DD.MM.YYYY. (look at dots) or D.(or DD.) MMM (or more M's if
> letters) YY.(or YYYY.) etc etc. Btw, who and when needs HOWTO dates to
> sort, so they should appear as above?

			David Lawyer

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