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Re: Euro currency sign

From: Keld J|rn Simonsen <keld@dkuug.dk>
Date: Wed, 22 Oct 1997 19:22:53 +0200
Message-Id: <199710221722.TAA08990@dkuug.dk>
To: Chris Lilley <Chris.Lilley@sophia.inria.fr>, Peter Flynn <pflynn@imbolc.ucc.ie>, www-international@w3.org, www-html@w3.org
Chris Lilley writes:

> On Oct 21,  5:22pm, Peter Flynn wrote:
> 
> >    >So for dates on the web,
> >    >always use something like February 3, 2004.
> >
> > That's an American local form.
> 
> So? It's also entirely unambiguous, wheras the other popular American form
> 
> 2/3/2004
> 
> is difficult to tell from the popular European form
> 
> 3/2/2004
> 
> and there is no difficulty in interpreting the European local form
> 
> 3 February 2004.

Why not "3. februar 2004" as it would have been written in
correct Danish? :-) Well, we cannot have English/US names
as the standard of the internet. That's why we need 2004-02-03.

Keld
Received on Wednesday, 22 October 1997 13:23:32 GMT

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