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Bug#603950: WWW page release.debian.org - Use ISO 8601 dates

Package: release.debian.org
Severity: wishlist

I'd like to propose that pages in release.debian.org use ISO 8601
YYYY-MM-DD dates instead or shorthand English names.

An excerpt:

    Recent release updates
    [2010-Oct-05] Release Team meeting minutes (and release update)
    [2010-Sep-21] Bit from the Release Team: Status of hppa
    [2010-Sep-03] Release Update: freeze guidelines, transitions, BSP, rc bug fixes
    [2010-Aug-07] Bits from the (chilly) release team

For the english speaking audience the date information may be easy to
comprehend, but for non-natives and in worldwide use it is difficult
to recall the correct english order of the months. An example:

   "Does September come before of after October, or some other month?"

As for ISO 8601, being a pure numeric format (YYYY-MM-DD), there is no
need for a person to "calculate and recall" the order in one's head. An

    2010-10-15		The Month order is immediately "obvious"

This date format is also internationally understood and suitable for
immediate use.

-- System Information:
Debian Release: squeeze/sid
  APT prefers testing
  APT policy: (990, 'testing'), (500, 'unstable'), (1, 'experimental')
Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)

Kernel: Linux 2.6.32-5-amd64 (SMP w/2 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=en_DK.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=en_DK.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash

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