Beefy Boxes and Bandwidth Generously Provided by pair Networks
good chemistry is complicated,
and a little bit messy -LW
 
PerlMonks  

Re^2: rt.cpan to close, 01/03/2021

by LanX (Cardinal)
on Dec 24, 2020 at 13:56 UTC ( #11125718=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: rt.cpan to close, 01/03/2021
in thread rt.cpan to close, 01/03/2021

> I know it is 01 Mar 2021, but with the stupid US date format still being used, the title could easily be misinterpreted.

Punctuation helps me

01.03.2021 EU format 2021-03-01 ISO format 03/01/2021 Who cares format

Cheers Rolf
(addicted to the Perl Programming Language :)
Wikisyntax for the Monastery

Replies are listed 'Best First'.
Re^3: rt.cpan to close, 01/03/2021
by Tux (Canon) on Dec 24, 2020 at 14:28 UTC

    I agree with the last two, but to me the first is confusing already, as Europe uses different puntuation everywhere :(

    The dotted DD.MM.YYYY seems to be popular in older EU documents and Post-Soviet states.

    In The Netherlands we use DD-MM-YYYY.

    I think that we are blessed anyway, as Ireland is a lost cause: "In Ireland, the date is written in the order "day month year", with the separator as a stroke, dot, hyphen, or just left blank. The year may be written with four digits or just the final two, sometimes with an apostrophe to mark the omitted first two digits."

    Conclusion: Disambiguate and use ISO! (but whatever you use, never use / and/or D in the middle.)


    Enjoy, Have FUN! H.Merijn
      > In The Netherlands we use DD-MM-YYYY.

      That's surprising me, from my experience if something is alike in France and Germany, it spread to the whole EU°. (the often cited "common European house" is basically Frankish Empire++, at least the Catholic/Protestant parts of Europe)

      Anyway, we should agree on ISO here YYYY-MM-DD, it's already (semi-)official in many countries.

      Cheers Rolf
      (addicted to the Perl Programming Language :)
      Wikisyntax for the Monastery

      °) NB: Brexit EU

Log In?
Username:
Password:

What's my password?
Create A New User
Node Status?
node history
Node Type: note [id://11125718]
help
Chatterbox?
and the web crawler heard nothing...

How do I use this? | Other CB clients
Other Users?
Others musing on the Monastery: (2)
As of 2021-06-20 04:25 GMT
Sections?
Information?
Find Nodes?
Leftovers?
    Voting Booth?
    What does the "s" stand for in "perls"? (Whence perls)












    Results (94 votes). Check out past polls.

    Notices?