Height/Weight: Re: [geeks] quiet
david at cantrell.org.uk
Fri Jun 7 06:12:27 CDT 2002
On Thu, Jun 06, 2002 at 02:03:31PM -0500, Bill Bradford wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 06, 2002 at 02:49:09PM -0400, Joshua D Boyd wrote:
> > I can't believe we are comparing each part of a woman to a type of
> > computer. Wow. Maybe it is time for a break.
> Its time for a break when I wrote the date on a check yesterday:
> and went "Heee!"
It's time for a break when I write the date on cheques in ISO format. I
got fed up with the confusion of different date formats* online and started
using ISO there, and it's leaked into the real world.
* 06-05-02 is the sixth day of may here, is the fifth day of june in some
places, and is the second day of may 2006 in others. If, however, I write
2002-06-05 there is no confusion. And if stupid people don't get it, I can
just point at the standard and look smug.
YYYY-MM-DD (or YYYYMMDD) is also nice n' convenient to sort, without having
to convert to epoch time or similar first.
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