461Re: [ISO8601] Settings in e-mail headers
- Jun 5, 2002Han Maenen said:
> I may have found a way to eliminate mm-dd-yyyy and AM/PM times from theWhich headers are you referring to?
> headers of e-mails. Although my computer was set to ISO 8601, my e-mail
> headers were in English and used the US format .
The Date: header is standardised, and must be in the form
[Weekday,] dd Mmm yyyy hh:mm[:ss] timezone
since it's intended to be "read" by programs (mail transfer agents
and mail user agents) and not by people: your mail client should
reinterpret it when displaying the relevant information to you. It
does not contain mm-dd-yyyy date or AM/PM time.
The Received: headers are not withing your control at all, because
they're created by the various mail agents that handle the message on
its way between systems. However, they should be using the same form
of date as the Date: header (though failure to do so is less likely
to cause problems).
I can't think of any other (standard) headers that would usually
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