Re: Internationalization--Standard Conventions

From: John Cowan (
Date: Sun May 30 1999 - 12:14:42 EDT

Markus Kuhn scripsit:

> Used in most countries, used only partially in English-speaking
> countries, used relatively little in the US (where a strange am/pm
> convention dominates, even though the 23:59 notation is widely known and
> understood).

It would be more accurate to say "widely decipherable". Even I, who
understand international mensuration as well as any American, have to convert
20:22 into 10:22 PM before I can call up the correct range of

John Cowan
		e'osai ko sarji la lojban.

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