[Python-Dev] Dates in python-dev

MRAB google at mrabarnett.plus.com
Fri Apr 24 18:29:29 CEST 2009


Hi,

I've recently subscribed to this list and received my first "Summary of
Python tracker Issues". What I find annoying are the dates, for example:

     ACTIVITY SUMMARY (04/17/09 - 04/24/09)

3 x double-digits (have we learned nothing from Y2K? :-)) with the
_middle_ ones changing fastest!

I know it's the US standard, but Python is global. Could we have an
'international' style instead, say, year-month-day:

     ACTIVITY SUMMARY (2009-04-17 - 2009-04-24)

Thank you for your attention, etc.


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