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Re: A language by any other name

On Thu, Sep 27, 2001 at 04:21:49PM -0700, Ralph Jennings wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 27, 2001 at 10:34:53AM -0700, Philip_Brown wrote:
> > oh no... now we've gotten to locales, which is yet ANOTHER issue :-/
> > 
> > The specific thing I can think of there is that en_GB would presumably
> > default to putting the date in ISO, aka sensible, order.
> > 
> > Whereas presumably en_US would default to bizzaro date order.
> [Commenting on use of "sensible, order" for en_GB dates]
> Perhaps my assumption is wrong, 


He said "ISO".  Try "date --iso" and see.


(But you're right that both slash/based/date forms are dumb)

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