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Subject: Re: DOCBOOK: Re: RFE: Date Format


> But this isn't everyday life. Presumably you're using SGML or XML markup
> to specify exactly what you mean with every piece of text you write. Why
> then deliberately use a multitude of local notations for something that
> has a standard, unambiguous notation defined for it already?

The point is that the ISO standard is standard in the dictionary sense
but not in the practical sense. I'm not sure any culture uses it in
everyday writing...

> When writing stylesheets it's also much easier going from one standard
> date format to X local formats instead of from X to X.



Surely isn't that difficult...

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