848Re: [ISO8601] Re: decimal and thousand separator (was weekends)
- Mar 4, 2004Well, the Japanese probably wouldn't change it as they use a , or
thousands. Go to http://www.geocities.com/jusjih and look for the links
under 'Japan (JP)'. It's somewhere around there. Justin JIH posted the
At 2004-03-04 19:52 (UTC+0000), you wrote:
>--- In ISO8601@yahoogroups.com, NGUYEN Adam <adam917@s...> wrote:
> > China, Taiwan, Japan, and Korea all use a decimal point (.).
>Is there any documentation available that the decimal point(.) is a
>Japanese standard? I know that in the past, I have received
>specifications and test data from Japanese suppliers using comma (,)
>as a decimal separator. However, it is also likely the Japanese would
>change particular documents to (.) if they knew a customer prefered
>it. I can't recall for China, Taiwan, and Korea as we had fewer
>suppliers from those countries.
>For the US, the (.) is defined in NIST Special Publications 330 and
>811, on the metric system, available as pdf download on NIST website.
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