From: Michael Everson (email@example.com)
Date: Wed Dec 07 2005 - 11:04:48 CST
At 07:27 -0800 2005-12-07, Curtis Clark wrote:
>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.
Exactly. In response to Jukka, standards often drive practice. The
ordinary user does what he sees done often enough, I suspsect.
(Certainly that has been the sad case with the use of bogus plurals
for euro and cent in Ireland, a farce perpeuated by the national
-- Michael Everson * http://www.evertype.com
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