1028Re: [ISO8601] Re: ISO 8601 -- 1000
- Nov 4 7:17 PMSince many people here write better than they speak anyway, it's
always encouraged to write better than yous peak here, however people still
write '12/31/1999 11:59 PM'. :-(
At 2004-11-04 14:04 (UTC+0000), you wrote:
>Well the problem is that most people don't have separate modes for
>writing and speaking. Many teachers even encourage students to "write
>the way you speak". I think we should all strive to write _better_
>than we speak.
>As relates to this list, I would not insist on saying, "It's 11:59",
>I'd say "It's noon". Likewise I would say, "It's the fourth of
>November" or "It's November fourth", leaving off the year. But when
>writing, I would use an ISO8601 format.
>Also, writing _better_ than you speak includes the use of a spell-
>checker and reading what you wrote several times to look for error.
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