At 17:51 22/03/2001 +0100, Philip Newton wrote:
>Simon Wilcox wrote:
> > Or even better YY-MM-DD which avoids cross-pond confusion.
>Oh yeah? Which year, month, and day are represented by the combination
>02-03-04? Depends on the side of the pond, and on which pond (MM-DD-YY in
>US, DD-MM-YY in UK, possibly YY-MM-DD in Japan).

I admit I suffered from speedy-reply syndrome. A moments more thought and I 
would probably have recognized the need for a 4-digit year.

But at least I learned about ISO8601 :-)


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