I am for mmm for month name

-Pavanaja

On Fri, Oct 10, 2014 at 3:05 PM, Sudhanwa Jogalekar <sudhanwa....@gmail.com>
wrote:

> Whenever there is  DD or MM format , there is a confusion. Month should be
> mmm.
> On Oct 10, 2014 11:23 AM, "ViswaPrabha (വിശ്വപ്രഭ)" <viswapra...@gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
>> +1 Srikanth Ramakrishnan
>>
>> The ISO 8601 format <https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ISO_8601> for date
>> too corresponds to the same above (YYYY-MM-DD) format.
>>
>> Real advantages of this format are (1) Non-ambiguity, (2) Correct sort
>> order even when data is processed as pure text and (3) international
>> consistency
>>
>> Certainly, this is one of the subset of CLDR too.
>>
>> I suggest all Wikimedia projects should have this format as default, but
>> again, customizable per user preferences.
>>
>> -Viswam
>>
>>
>>
>> On Thu, Oct 9, 2014 at 11:30 PM, Srikanth Ramakrishnan <
>> rsrikant...@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>> Sudhanwa, while I don't know about Indian language projects, I do know
>>> that on the English Wikipedia, we have (or atleast used to) a standard date
>>> format of YYYY-MM-DD. This is a reversed order which I assume would be
>>> relatively easy to follow since even machines understand it.
>>> Cheerio.
>>>  On 09-Oct-2014 11:24 pm, "Sudhanwa Jogalekar" <sudhanwa....@gmail.com>
>>> wrote:
>>>
>>>> Hi,
>>>>
>>>> Apart from this, the date formats also needs to be standardised.
>>>> In India, we use dd/mm/yy as default. Whereas most editors outside
>>>> India (but editing Indian languages wiki) use mm/dd/yy format. This
>>>> cause huge confusions. eg. 09/10/14 is 09 Oct 14 or 10 Sep 14. A
>>>> simpler and better way could be to standardise the display on the
>>>> pages to dd-mmm-yyyy date formats and hh:mm:ss am/pm local timezone.
>>>> This could be same for any IP based editing but at the same time,
>>>> logged in users should have their own preferences in their settings.
>>>>
>>>> Not sure how much this is already implemented. If not done earlier,
>>>> could be taken up for implementation.
>>>> Regards
>>>> -Sudhanwa
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> On Thu, Oct 9, 2014 at 3:55 PM, Amir E. Aharoni
>>>> <amir.ahar...@mail.huji.ac.il> wrote:
>>>> > Hi,
>>>> >
>>>> > Some Wikimedia projects in languages of India have Indian time
>>>> defined as
>>>> > the default time zone. Some don't. For precise info see:
>>>> >
>>>> http://noc.wikimedia.org/conf/highlight.php?file=InitialiseSettings.php
>>>> >
>>>> > Search that file for wgLocaltimezone. You'll see that some projects
>>>> have
>>>> > "Asia/Kolkata" as the timezone, for example guwiki (Gujarati
>>>> Wikipedia), but
>>>> > some don't appear at all, which means that their default timezone is
>>>> UTC. So
>>>> > for example if one goes to recent changes on the Assamese Wikisource,
>>>> then
>>>> > the times will show by default in IST, but on Assamese Wikipedia it
>>>> will be
>>>> > UTC.
>>>> >
>>>> > I guess that at least some of the projects will want to switch to the
>>>> > timezone of India. It's easy to do - a line for each project needs to
>>>> be
>>>> > added for each site, but this should come in as requests from each
>>>> site's
>>>> > community.
>>>> >
>>>> > If you have a few minutes, please check whether your favorite
>>>> Wikimedia uses
>>>> > the appropriate default time zone. If it doesn't, please bring this
>>>> up for
>>>> > community discussion, and if the community agrees, please request to
>>>> change
>>>> > it in Bugzilla (or just submit a patch directly to Gerrit).
>>>> >
>>>> > If you need any technical explanation (for example, if you have no
>>>> idea how
>>>> > to work with Bugzilla and Gerrit), I am available for questions.
>>>> >
>>>> > Thank you!
>>>> >
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