[Haskell] Re: Haskell Weekly News: March 13, 2006

Jon Fairbairn jon.fairbairn at cl.cam.ac.uk
Fri Mar 17 05:32:02 EST 2006

On 2006-03-17 at 06:58GMT Aaron Denney wrote:
> On 2006-03-17, Donald Bruce Stewart <dons at cse.unsw.edu.au> wrote:
> > Well, there is a way -- it's fairly easy with the right regex --  but
> > is it really ambiguous? Do people find it confusing? What do other sites do?
> Why not the ISO standard YYYY-MM-DD?

Surely. This is, after all, an international effort.

I can't see why people don't just use this format in
general, nowadays.  Certainly it makes sense to use it in
any context where the nationality of the reader is unknown.


Jón Fairbairn                              Jon.Fairbairn at cl.cam.ac.uk

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