[drupal-devel] Suggestion for dates on Drupal web site

Chris Cook beerfan at gmail.com
Tue Feb 15 14:26:58 UTC 2005

On Tue, 15 Feb 2005 09:19:13 -0500, Scott Courtney <scott at 4th.com> wrote:
> As a citizen of the U.S., I realize that a lot of U.S. sites are really bad
> about using the U.S.-specific date format (MM/DD/YYYY), and I also feel that
> this is a bad practice. My sites always use ISO format, because I'm trying to
> be a good world citizen, and when I teach web design here in the U.S., I make
> a point of stressing this to my students. :-)

As a North American I agree that the ISO format is less confusing. It
is all too easy to question what date '04-05-2004' refers to but
'2004-05-04' would never be questioned (unless your native calendar is
Chinese or other perhaps).

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