Time we switched to unicode? (was Explanation of this Python language feature?)

Chris Angelico rosuav at gmail.com
Tue Mar 25 08:12:06 CET 2014


On Tue, Mar 25, 2014 at 6:03 PM, Steven D'Aprano <steve at pearwood.info> wrote:
> On Tue, 25 Mar 2014 17:19:10 +1100, Chris Angelico wrote:
>
>> I'll write today's date as 20140325 in some contexts.) Of them,
>> y/m/d is both the clearest and the least commonly used; with a
>> four-digit year, there's no way it could be confused for anything else.
>
> Shame on you Chris! Don't you know the One True Way to write unambiguous
> dates is the ISO data format?
>
> 2014-03-25

Bah, BIND won't let me use ISO format!

rosuav at sikorsky:~$ dig kepl.com.au soa +short
gideon.rosuav.com. domainmaster.kepl.com.au. 2014030601 7200 3600 2419200 604800

Looks like I last edited that on the 6th inst.

But yes, hyphens are more common than slashes for delimited ymd dates.

ChrisA



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