[clug] Fwd: DCITA: ICT and non-profits, communities

Sam Couter sam at couter.dropbear.id.au
Wed Mar 2 07:21:13 GMT 2005

Kim Holburn <kim.holburn at anu.edu.au> wrote:
> There's probably an ISO month format but I'm not going to look it up,  
> really I'm not.

No need - you already know it. ISO8601 has arbitrary precision (one of
its advantages). Just stop adding numbers to the end when you've reached
the precision you're after.

> I'm not wedded to ISO month format  
> and I'm not an ISO date nazi, it's just as a mathematician (and a  
> linux/unix sysadmin, it's the only one that makes sense.

What's wrong with middle-endian dates? It's just like programming on a
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