Re: Debian was hacked: The Canterbury Distribution (howto write the date)
The logical progression, in the English language and not the American dialect, is 'day' of the 'month' of the specified 'year'. dd/mm/yy.
On 3 April 2011 19:06, Scott Ferguson <email@example.com>
On 03/04/11 16:54, Lisi wrote:
> On Sunday 03 April 2011 01:20:10 Scott Ferguson wrote:
>> I suspect Liam's response was made in jest :-)
> I'm sure it was - and a successful jest. But mine was not. In that case,
> context made the date's form redundant, but it _is_ a problem. Not major
> one, a very minor one. But a problem - and one with a very easy solution. I
> prefer the 11-04-01 (or 2011-04-01)
Either of those options works for me.
> solution to the one I myself offered,
> because month names in a foreign language (and for many here English is a
> foreign language), whilst certainly unambiguous, may be confusing.
This is obvious.
Anything else is the calender equivalent of top-posting.
Thanking you, for your time and attention to this matter.
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