Well the French do have to be different, now don't they? ;)

I spent my last vacation in France, right through Sept 11, so do go thinking
I'm French-bashing. They were very kind during that mess.

Tony





> -----Original Message-----
> From: Katinka Mills [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]
> Sent: Tuesday, July 23, 2002 8:47 AM
> To: Protel EDA Forum
> Subject: Re: [PEDA] Speaking of Protel Bugs.
>
>
> On Tue, 23 Jul 2002 22:23, Bagotronix Tech Support wrote:
> > > Is this what happens when you write software applications "down under"
> >
> > when
> >
> > > everyone at Microsoft in Belview Washington is at home in bed
> and cannot
> > > answer your technical questions about the software?
>
> <el snippo>
>
> > <rant on>
> > I also don't like the way dates are written in other parts of
> the world.
> > I frequently see dates written as YY/MM/DD (Canadian) and as DD/MM/YY
> > (British).  Why can't we all agree on MM/DD/YY as THE one true correct
> > standard?  When you use dates in a spoken sentence, you say "July 23,
> > 2002". So why not write it that way numerically?
> > <rant off>
>
> Lol Maybe because some contries actually teach the date that way
> and in the AU
> legal system it is written something like this "On this 23rd day of July
> 2002" or even " On this Twenty Third day of July Two Thousand and Two"
>
> But I do not mind which way it is stored as long as the user can
> change it, to
> suit the local culture, the canadian way I believe is based on
> French where
> they say the year then the month then the day.
>
>
> > Now, if we could just get everybody to drop that metric and 220V 50Hz
> > crap...   ;-)
>
> I think we should adopt a higher voltage system so we can use a thinner
> conductor ;o) and frequency should be in the khz so we can be
> driven insane
> by transfoemer hum (hmm if it was high enough it would be more
> like singing
> ;o)
>
> Regards,
>
> Kat.
>
>
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