From: Peter Constable (email@example.com)
Date: Tue Dec 06 2005 - 23:38:45 CST
And why I tend to favour yyyy-mm-dd (AFAIK, nobody ever uses yyyy-dd-mm).
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> Subject: Re: CLDR: 2 vs. 4 digit years in US?
> Bashar wrote:
> > off topic question, why its mm/dd/yy and not dd/mm/yy (or yyyy) in the
> > US too (or is it in Europe and other part of the world except arab
> world) ?
> mm/dd/yy is mainly a US thing. Here in Canada, we are as usual unsure
> whether to follow
> the example of the US or Britain, so one encounters both mm/dd/yy and
> dd/mm/yy. Needless
> to say, this leads to ambiguity and confusion, which is one reason why I
> almost always
> used long form dates whenever possible.
> John Hudson
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