Re: CLDR: 2 vs. 4 digit years in US?

From: Mark Davis (
Date: Wed Dec 07 2005 - 10:46:46 CST

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    CLDR is not in the business of trying to make policy; it is aimed at
    reflecting current customary practice for the language/locale in question.


    Curtis Clark wrote:

    > On 2005-12-06 16:33, Rick Cameron wrote:
    >> If the former, I would say that 06/12/05 is far more common in North
    >> America than 06/12/2005.
    > I've noted that a majority of commercial web interfaces in the US that
    > ask for expiration dates of credit cards have four-digit years, even
    > though all the list entries are in the twenty-first century. IMO y2k
    > caused a subtle but apparent cultural shift toward four-digit years.
    > Whether it can be sustained will depend on such things as CLDR.

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