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844Re: [ISO8601] decimal and thousand separator (was weekends)

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  • Peter Haas
    Mar 4, 2004
      Hi,

      on 2004-03-03T21:38:13+01:00 NGUYEN wrote:
      > Anyone know how numbers are handled? 1000 = 1,000 = 1.000 = 1'000 =
      > 1 000. Very confusing, unless '1000' or '1'000' was used. Similar
      > problem with decimals exists because whatever languages that , is
      > used as a thousands separator, the . is used as a decimal. In a lot
      > of languages of in Europe, this is switched.

      Unfortunately. There is the ISO 31-0 since about 30 years: Decimal
      separator is comma (preferred) or point, thousand separator is space.

      This rule is valid for ISO 8601 times as well (part of seconds).

      Bye Peter.
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