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From: Martin Kutschker <Martin.T.Kutschker@blackbox.net>
Date: Tue, 29 Jun 2004 18:36:48 +0200 (METDST)
Message-ID: <20040629.31873735@blackbox.net>
"Anne van Kesteren (fora)" <fora at annevankesteren.nl> writes on 
Tue, 29 Jun 2004 17:00:02 +0200 (METDST):

> 
> > Dates in Europe are often written 2004-06-29, but not always, but
> > never the US way.
> 
> Really? In The Netherlands we always use '29-06-2004'.


Wouldn't that be 06-29-2004 in the US?

In Germany, Austria ans Switzerland it's 29.6.2004 anyway. I guess we're used to 29-06-2004 now, but it's not "native".

Masi

PS: 2004-06-29 is great for implicit sorting, but I would never ever write a date this way in any other context than filenames, etc (when writing in German). 
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