Hi!, On 2014-04-23 07:50, Marko Mäkelä wrote: > On Tue, Apr 22, 2014 at 09:41:54PM +0200, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote: >> >>> At least you got the annoying AM/PM problem fixed where it counts and >>> just use the 24hr scale. There are still some holdouts though... >> >> Like the date of 11/10/12.. <- who outside the US knows FOR SURE what >> day it is supposed to represent? > > Well, is there any place in the world that would natively use strictly > big-endian or strictly little-endian notation for times? ... Should I say, HU?... |-) (Date/time is traditionally "yyyy. mm. dd., hh.mm.ss TZ", with some parts usually omitted.) > We Europeans should keep quiet about the US date formats, because the > German-influenced countries (most of continental Europe) are writing the > street name before the street number, breaking the little-endian order. > Decades ago, someone who used to live in Iso-Roobertinkatu (translated: > Big Robert's Street) repeatedly got snailmail to "150 Roobertinkatu" :) Well, although HU might be also generally called a German-influenced country in some respects, at least we appear to use that notation by tradition :-). (Hungarian address is generally addressee-followed-by-address, each in most-significant-first (as is date, and personal name, for that matter)). Minus ZipCode, of course, which might have been added to the _bottom_ of the address because of technical (not traditional) reasons. Best regards, Levente Message was sent through the cbm-hackers mailing listReceived on 2014-04-23 14:00:07
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