From: Eric Muller (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Tue Dec 06 2005 - 19:57:30 CST
Philippe Verdy wrote:
> From: "Michael Everson" <email@example.com>
>> It doesn't matter. The question is whether the US locale should be
>> mm/dd/yy or mm/dd/yyyy. I think it should be the latter.
>> Michael Everson * http://www.evertype.com
> Why is that choice between 2-digits and 4-digits years specific to the
> English US locale?
May be because England, Canada, the US are different cultures?
> Idon't see the rationale, given that the same decision would be true
> for all English locales, and all European locales as well, or
> alllocales that use the Gregorian calendar (in fact all countries
> given that this calendar is a international standard, used worldwide).
You are probably aware that there are a few locales that use the "same"
language but spell it slightly differently; may be using the same
calendar does not imply that dates are "spelled" the same way?
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