July 17th, 2017

If the local library switched to ISO-8601, it would help reduce my anxiety around overdue books.

If the local library switched to ISO-8601, it would help reduce my anxiety around overdue books.

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david whittemore

I’m pretty aggressive, now, in my use of YYYY-MM-DD notation even in handwritten dates. Anything less is too ambiguous.

Mike CenDEADjas

When I encounter a folder of files with names of mm-dd-yyyy.* file names I get all cringey.

Jeremy Keith

Yup. I use ISO-8601 when I sign and date any legal documents—anything else seems dangerously open to legal misinterpretation.

iambedges

Hmm, it’s unlikely you’d be required to return the book 9 days before you borrowed it, unless the Brighton Hove Library is on Gallifrey…

# Posted by iambedges on Monday, July 17th, 2017 at 9:12pm

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