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Re: Bug#798714: debian-policy: Please explicitly recommend punctuation between the year, month and day components of date based version numbers

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On Fri, Sep 25, 2015 at 02:09:22PM +0200, Matthias Urlichs wrote:
> (Along the same lines, I expect anything of the form XX/YY/ZZ to be a M/D/Y
> date until proven wrong because 99% of US dates are written that way.)

Then don't ever learn Dutch. XX/YY/ZZ is very much in use in
dutch-speaking areas, and refers to DMY dates.

. as a date separator is awful.

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