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Re: [nmh-workers] #ifdef UK

From: Ralph Corderoy
Subject: Re: [nmh-workers] #ifdef UK
Date: Sun, 19 May 2019 08:35:51 +0100

Hi spaceman,

> > as an arg to scan (either via -format or -form) whether numeric
> > dates are printed as D/M (the sane way) or M/D (stupid).
> It might be pure opinion but I don't think M/D is "stupid" when put in
> context for example:
> 2019-05-18T23:43:15

But M/D's context is not ISO, it is M/D/Y, and that's stupid.  It
predates the ISO format you mention in its defence by quite some time.
It's like an inverse medal-winner's podium.  D/M's context is D/M/Y and
that's a more sane.  Y/M/D obviously sorts better thus ISO.

Cheers, Ralph.

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