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  • hjwoudenberg@aol.com
    ISO-8601 is Meant for computer to computer only The date may not float with names of days or names of months preceding. The Best of Dates, The Worst of Dates
    Message 1 of 1 , Jan 31, 2003
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      ISO-8601 is
      Meant for computer to computer only
      The date may not float with names of days or names of months preceding.

      'The Best of Dates, The Worst of Dates' 
      a shortcut to ISO-8601 standard at:
      http://www.exit109.com/~ghealton/y2k/yrexamples.html

      Basis
      Basic formats are only good for computer to computer.
      ANNEX A
      "For times, ,,, that separators to aid human interpretation are no longer necessary, but are included as options."


      "While replacing the "T" with a space makes the date and time easier for human eyes, and appears to be common practice, technically it is a violation of strict 8601 notation (ISO8601:2000 [4.4])

      ] Characters used in the representations
      "The space character shall not be use in the representations."
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