On 03/04/11 16:54, Lisi wrote: > On Sunday 03 April 2011 01:20:10 Scott Ferguson wrote: >> I suspect Liam's response was made in jest :-) > > I'm sure it was - and a successful jest. But mine was not. In that case, > context made the date's form redundant, but it _is_ a problem. Not major > one, a very minor one. But a problem - and one with a very easy solution. I > prefer the 11-04-01 (or 2011-04-01) Either of those options works for me. > solution to the one I myself offered, > because month names in a foreign language (and for many here English is a > foreign language), whilst certainly unambiguous, may be confusing. > > Lisi > > ddmmyy mmddyy type expressions are a pain more often than not (16+ days a month) - because I can't tell which one is which (dd or mm). Out of curiosity - I've attached a (tiny) screenscrape of how a post appears in Thunderbird (yeah I know, but the rest of things are Debian). I guess the date format on the left is from the list, and the one on the right is from my system... are my assumptions correct? Also - is that how others have their dates displayed? Cheers -- Tuttle? His name's Buttle. There must be some mistake. Mistake? [Chuckles] We don't make mistakes.
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