Date format in the forum

How do I fix the date format used when I read the LtU forum?

I would like to see DD/MM/YYYY as is proper, not backwards MM/DD/YYYY.

(PS: I love making fun of American idiosyncrasies)

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Good point

Good point. Since I don't think there's a way for individual users to control the date format, I've changed it to follow ISO-8601.

Please direct any complaints about properness to the ISO Central Secretariat, 1 rue de Varembé, Genève.

Now I'll have to...

...revisit all those throw away Python scripts I wrote for building my LtU indexes. :-)


Oops, didn't think of that. Sorry.

No problem...

...I've been meaning to clean up a couple of things. :-)

Re: Good point

Wow, it is even worse that way. I suppose everyone will have the date format now, not only non-US residents.

Nonetheless- Thanks Anton!


Excellent. The ISO format is the only one that makes any sense, so we should use it (I always do myself).

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We who care about useability don't. Human-readable date formats (using the month name, possibly abbreviated, instead of its ordinal) are usually prefered as they are quicker to interpret and less likely to be misunderstood.