[Python-Dev] Dates in python-dev

Glenn Linderman v+python at g.nevcal.com
Fri Apr 24 21:44:11 CEST 2009


On approximately 4/24/2009 10:06 AM, came the following characters from 
the keyboard of Oleg Broytmann:
> On Fri, Apr 24, 2009 at 05:29:29PM +0100, MRAB wrote:
>> 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)
> 
>    +1000 from me!
> 
> Oleg.


You missed a prime opportunity, Oleg...

+2000 from me!


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