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Re: [Nmh-workers] date math

From: norm
Subject: Re: [Nmh-workers] date math
Date: Tue, 16 Dec 2014 06:15:02 -0800

Bill Wohler <address@hidden> writes:
>David Levine <address@hidden> writes:
>> Ken wrote:
>>> >[Norm:]
>>> >Shouldn't that be the default?
>>> You know ... maybe?  What do others think?
>> No, because date is the sender's context.  And it's easy enough
>> to change how it's viewed.
>Disagree, because the date is viewed in the reader's context.
>Easy enough? If it were easy, then why did 30 years pass before I
>found out how to do it.

What everybody seems to be saying is that whatever the default, it should be
easier to specify alternatives, whether for both show and scan.

    Norman Shapiro

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