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From: John (EBo) David (ebo_at_[hidden])
Date: 2001-03-22 12:12:22

> For data representation in a string format I would agree. However,
> display for human consumption *HAS* to be configurable by locale, and
> if you can write the date out in this format you need to be able to
> read it in that format. So though I understand your rant here, a
> usable date/time class can not restrict itself to a single text
> representation.

and just to add some muck to the works consider the difficulties in
*parcing* the human readable stuff back into your date/time class...

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