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Re: date parser

From: <kvistgaard_at_users.sourceforge.net>
Date: 2004-01-08 02:03:20 CET

Greg Hudson wrote:

[snip]
> (How is getdate.y incorrect? It's not thread-safe. It recognizes many
> things it shouldn't, and doesn't recognize some things it should. It
> parses MM/DD/YY[YY] in a US-locale-centric manner. Just for starters.)

Just to emphasize a non-technical point: In my opinion US interpretation
of a common date format is an important UI issue. The confusion for
international users is significant (particularly for non-techies).
Personally I would be happy with (unambiguous) ISO dates.

Regards
-Morten

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