Can we keep the email commentary down on topics like

DATE
METRIC is BETTER
50 HZ vs. 60
etc


thank you
Mike Reagan




----- Original Message -----
From: Georg Beckmann <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
To: 'Protel EDA Forum' <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
Sent: Tuesday, July 23, 2002 10:32 PM
Subject: [PEDA] AW: was Speaking of Protel Bugs. < space and time and ... >


> Hi Ivan,
> just a practical advice,
>
> why not write JUL-24-2002 or like we did for years 24-JUL-2002
> or 2002-JUL-24 like we have to do it now here in Eurpoe.
> The trick is, if you use 4 numbers for the year and letters for the month,
> everybody can interpret it correctly. ( Opposite 07-01-02 )
>
> BTW. Metric is better, I can explain it to you and you will love it.
> In Germany we have still 50 Hz, but changed to mains from 220V to 230V.
> This is for the British, they had 240V and had to give as 10V.
>
> Georg
>
> -----Urspr ngliche Nachricht-----
> Von: Bagotronix Tech Support [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]
> Gesendet: Dienstag, 23. Juli 2002 18:12
> An: Protel EDA Forum
> Betreff: Re: [PEDA] Speaking of Protel Bugs.
>
>
> > And you'd prefer times as MM:SS:HH? ;-) Personally, I'm out to get the
> whole
> > world to adopt ISO-8601, which alows several formats, of which I prefer
> > YYYY-MM-DD. That will sort correctly whether it's alphanumeric, or
> whatever.
>
> I didn't say anything about time format.  You just assumed.
> Is "OT" Off-Topic, or On-Topic.  Could be either!  You just assumed.
>
> I'm not out to get the whole world to change to ISO-anything.
> I'm out to get the entire world to change to the way I do things ;-)
> You are right about the sorting order, though.  But any app I use for
> sorting dates (Excel) can sort MM/DD/YY correctly anyway.
>
> New slogan:  "What do you want to put in your Protel template title block
> today?"
>
> Best regards,
> Ivan Baggett
> Bagotronix Inc.
> website:  www.bagotronix.com
>
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> To: "Protel EDA Forum" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> Sent: Tuesday, July 23, 2002 11:43 AM
> Subject: Re: [PEDA] Speaking of Protel Bugs.
>
>
> > In a message dated 7/23/2002 11:25:56 AM Eastern Daylight Time,
> > [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes:
> >
> >
> > > 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?
> >
> > And you'd prefer times as MM:SS:HH? ;-) Personally, I'm out to get the
> whole
> > world to adopt ISO-8601, which alows several formats, of which I prefer
> > YYYY-MM-DD. That will sort correctly whether it's alphanumeric, or
> whatever.
> >
> > Are we getting a little OT here?
> >
> > Steve Hendrix
>
>
>
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