Re: [OT Why GB English is different] Re: Mozilla firefox en-gb
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David P James <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> On Thu 6 May 2004 15:41, William Ballard wrote:
>> On Thu, May 06, 2004 at 09:20:21PM +0200, Roel Schroeven wrote:
>> > One way to avoid the confusion is by using the ISO format:
>> > yyyy/mm/dd. Also makes it very easy to sort by date.
>> In America, one should not date checks that way, unless one wishes to
>> eventually to get checks returned by the bank.
> Are you serious? You'd think banks would prefer that format since it is
> absolutely unambiguous and avoids confusion. If it's towards the end of
> the month of May, how is the bank supposed to know if 05/06/04 is
> referring to 6 May or 5 June (a post-dated cheque)?
Checks will bounce unless dated like 5/6/2004, 6 MAY 2004 or May 6, 2004.
Linux. You can find a worse OS, but it costs more.
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