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Re: [gNewSense-users] PFV dates

From: Chris Andrew
Subject: Re: [gNewSense-users] PFV dates
Date: Wed, 17 Oct 2007 17:03:26 +0100


Being British, I prefer the existing date format.  The distro isn't
about me though, so I guess if the ISO standard is easier to use, and
people are happy for it to go that way, then it can be changed.

Does anyone have a preference, either way?

Many thanks,


On 17/10/2007, Brian Kemp <address@hidden> wrote:
> >I didn't really change the format, as the header already said date
> should be in "DD MMM YY" format. I only fixed those entried which
> didn't conform to that format.
> I would have preferred ISO 8601*, YYYY-MM-DD, because that's easy to
> parse and it's very unambiguous, but everyone seems to prefer DD MMM
> YY.  ymmv. :)
> *Yes I know I'm weird. I write ISO 8601 on my cheques. :D
> I have programming ability, just no familiarity with the Free world
> and not much time to learn. So I do PFV for the moment. It helps me
> learn where things are supposed to go.
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