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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-04-20 08:20:53

Daniel Frey <daniel.frey_at_[hidden]> writes:

> Janusz Piwowarski wrote:
>>>We already have a plausible way to represent a
>>>particular month, e.g. Feb/2003. I'd like to be able to write:
>>> 30/(Feb/2003 + 3*month)
>>>To get 30/May/2003.
>> Slash isn't normal date separator in all countries. Anyhow, i like
>> it.
> Once again, I suggest to use a syntax closer to ISO 8601:
> 2003-MAY-30
> Should IMHO be the most international representation we can find.
> Regards, Daniel

I forgot about the standard use of "-". IMO we should allow both
usages, because some people may find

        2003-MAY-30 - 10

confusing. I disagree, as well, with using an ALL_CAPS identifier for
months. Probably should be


Dave Abrahams
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