Re: Where is the access point
- Date: Sun, 22 Apr 2018 12:08:04 -0400
- From: Wolf K <wolfmac@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: Where is the access point
On 2018-04-22 06:32, Daniel wrote:
Libor Striz wrote on 22/04/18 17:01:
This U.S. MM/DD/YYYY format causes much discussion in one of the UseNet
group to which I contribute so I have my suspicion about this U.S.
Lucifer Morningstar <not@xxxxxxxx> Wrote in message:
On Sat, 21 Apr 2018 20:05:30 +0200, Ray_Net
Lucifer Morningstar wrote on 21-04-18 10:11:
On Fri, 20 Apr 2018 22:41:12 -0700, T
On 04/20/2018 10:35 PM, Sailfish wrote:
Invalid date format.
No dates are invalid ....
Unless they specify a 20th month.
Unless it is the standard US MM/DD/YYYY format.
I think it may have started as" Month Date, Year" format, i.e. May 26,
1773, which then got abbreviated, due to laziness or whatever, to the
MM/DD/YYYY format, i.e. 05/26/1773 (to use the date I gave above).
Of course, this is just my theory, or attempt to put some logic behind
why the U.S.'ians does what they do!! ;-P Then again, it might just be
the U.S.'ians being cantankerous!! ;-P
Except for the aspersions implicit in "laziness", you theory is spot-on.
The numeric format is a straight translation of the words'n'numbers
format to numbers-only.
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