[thesite] date format on thesite

rudy r937 at interlog.com
Sat Jan 20 23:25:31 CST 2001

> most places outside of north america, as far as i am aware, use 
> dd/mm/yyyy.  the mm/dd/yyyy format now used throughout the site is 
> completely ambiguous.

well, so is dd/mm/yyyy   :-p

> i would've hoped we could use a format that is more international - 
> either by spelling the month or using yyyy-mm-dd

month names aren't exactly "international"   ;o)

yyyy-mm-dd is an ISO standard

it has the added benefit of being sort-friendly, too


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