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From: Daryle Walker (darylew_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-07-14 02:15:23

on 7/13/02 9:07 AM, Beman Dawes at bdawes_at_[hidden] wrote:

> (I've combined several people's comments into a single response, since they
> overlapped quite a bit.)
> At 03:03 PM 7/12/2002, Jeff Garland wrote:
>> I recommend using ISO 8601 formats for timestamps instead of an adhoc
>> format. So instead of:
>> timestamp="7 June 2002 14:52:03 UTM"
>> Try:
>> timestamp="2002-06-07 14:52:03 UTM"
>> Besides being a standard and 'internationalized' it is much easier to
>> parse, compare etc.
> Changed. Thanks!
>> Also, I assume by UTM you mean UTC (Universal Time Coordinated)?
> Yes

I thought the ISO time format can also do date _and_ time-of-day, and not
just a date. Shouldn't you use that instead of an ISO date and a colloquial

Daryle Walker
Mac, Internet, and Video Game Junkie
darylew AT mac DOT com

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