[Haskell] Haskell Weekly News: March 13, 2006

Antti-Juhani Kaijanaho antti-juhani at kaijanaho.info
Fri Mar 17 05:38:53 EST 2006

Donald Bruce Stewart 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?

Yes, it's annoying (it isn't ambigous right now, but it will be again
early next month). Either use an inherently unambiguous format (anything
that writes out or abbreviates the month, instead of using digits), or
use the international standard YYYY-MM-DD (which is unambiguous by ISO

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