[lug] MEAS Data file format
wallen at boulder.nist.gov
Wed Aug 16 14:21:41 MDT 2000
On Wed, 16 Aug 2000, Bruce Raup wrote:
> On Wed, 16 Aug 2000, David wrote:
> > Wayde,
> > * You might have problems with all-numeric dates if you try
> > international data exchange. Is the Fourth of July represented as
> > 4-7-yy or 7-4-yy? I choose this particular date intentionally, if
> > you do not get it read the sentence very carefully. New Year's day
> > is easy because it is the same in each system - or is that a
> > trip-wire?
> Again, see http://www.cl.cam.ac.uk/~mgk25/iso-time.html. It is an
> *international* standard, used, for example, in many database programs
> (e.g. MySQL), programs like RCS, etc. The standard format is YYYY-MM-DD.
> Not ambiguous. Easily machine sortable.
Yes, Yes I agree. We covered this one already.
(wallen at boulder.nist.gov)
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