Re: Should human readablity determine ISO-8601 preference?
> ISO-8601 is specified for B2B (computer-to-computer) but should itbe
> improved for B2C (business to consumers)?No. Consumers get presented some other format.
> 1. Does your software work correctly with small letters?Of course.
> 2. If small letters make it more readable by humans, should smallletters be
> used?No. And they're not anyway.
> 3. Time syntax is small letters so it is logical so that also thetime and
> UTC designators should be small letters.Huh? I think uppercase is preferred throughout.
> Conclusion, should small letters be made the preference for timeand UTC
> designators because of readability and it is the more logical? ISO-8601 specifies
> that computers should be programmed for both, although capitalletters is the
> preference.Output should be uppercase; on input both need to be handled properly.
> PS I have just spent a month traveling the America west. In thelast 30
> years I have traveled the world for 3 to 6 weeks each year. Otherplaces in the
> planted earth have places as beautiful but not the miles and milesof the
> America.I'm moving from dirty stinking L.A. to Phoenix next week.