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(elbie): Date formats (from Perl 6 release date)

by elbie (Deacon)
on Oct 11, 2002 at 16:28 UTC ( #204572=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: Re: Re: Perl 6 release date
in thread Perl 6 release date

Actually, I've never seen yyyyddmm. I have seen mmddyyyy very frequently when dealing with (North) Americans however, where as it is more common for the rest of the world to use ddmmyyyy.

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[atcroft]: .oO(Then there is the effect if a site changes their timezone, such as when the International Date Line was moved by the purchase of Alaska by the US from Russia in 1867, or several places (I cannot recall off-hand) that moved from one side of the Date
[atcroft]: Line to the other recently....)
[atcroft]: .oO(Then again, you also have to be careful if you had it to the database, and be aware of any assumptions it makes (such as SQLite assuming Gregorian calendar and a day of exactly 86400 seconds)...)

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