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Re: [OT Why GB English is different] Re: Mozilla firefox en-gb



Roel Schroeven <rschroev_nospam_ml@fastmail.fm> writes:

> William Ballard wrote:
>> Another real problem for me is I *really* like the Contenintal style
>> of writing the dates: dd/mm/yy.  But you can cause *endless*
>> confusion by not just going with the flow.
>
> One way to avoid the confusion is by using the ISO format:
> yyyy/mm/dd. Also makes it very easy to sort by date.

Still has potential for ambiguity.  Which is why when you know other
people you're communicating with use other date formats, it's probably
best to use something neutral like 6 MAY 2004...

-- 
Paul Johnson
<baloo@ursine.ca>
Linux.  You can find a worse OS, but it costs more.

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