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1029Re: [ISO8601] ISO 8601 -- 1000

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  • ivy19991231@softhome.net
    Nov 4, 2004
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      True, that most countries signed up to ISO 8601, but how often do
      you spot in general usage in business, day-to-day writing, etc.?

      At 2004-11-04 17:43 (UTC+0000), you wrote:



      >[2004-11-04]
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      >Most of the world has signed up to ISO 8601. Handy list:
      >http://www.qsl.net/g1smd/isoimp.htm
      >
      >The Year was defined as "CCYY" in the 1988 version of ISO 8601. There
      >was ambiguity in the usage of "CC" as this was NOT "century" in the
      >proper usage of that word. In the 2000 version of ISO 8601 the year
      >part should now be referred to as "YYYY" instead.
      >
      >
      >Most of the world is now using metric, and the US is gradually
      >adopting it too. Google for "US Metric Association" etc.
      >
      >
      >Cheers,
      >
      >Ian.
      >
      >
      >
      >[2004-11-04]
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