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[Savannah-hackers] Re: Date format used is ambiguous

From: Mathieu Roy
Subject: [Savannah-hackers] Re: Date format used is ambiguous
Date: 24 Jul 2003 13:33:47 +0200
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"Andrew Ballantine" <address@hidden> said:

> Hi,
> I have just been browsing a project in Savannah and found it very confusing
> in interpreting the date on the savannah pages. When browsing the mailing
> list archive, I noticed that the ISO date format is used.
> The current format day mm/dd/yyyy at hh:mm is most confusing for
> non-American readers. The date 01/12/2002 can be interpreted as opposite
> ends of the year. The ISO format which is used a great deal by the open
> source community leaves no ambiguity. viz. yyyy/mm/dd hh:ss

Normally it should depends on your browser settings.

Can you provide these details?

Mathieu Roy
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