Poul-Henning Kamp said:
> So the standards crew, POSIX, LSB or whoever would have to come up
> with a new data type for holding timestamps,

We already have one: struct tm.

> There is no doubt that from a humanistic point of view it would be
> better to educate all the programmers, but considering that I still
> suffer from web-forms that insist I enter a USA style phone number
> when I have entered "Denmark" as country, this is a far moure
> daunting task than it might appear.


[I happen to have a US Social Security number, which allows me to confuse
some web pages back.]

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