Fwd: Re: Internet date

Richard Gaskin ambassador at fourthworld.com
Tue Nov 1 19:50:08 CET 2016

This didn't seem to go through - resending:

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Subject: Re: Internet date
Date: Tue, 1 Nov 2016 11:18:21 -0700
From: Richard Gaskin <ambassador at fourthworld.com>
To: use-livecode at lists.runrev.com

J. Landman Gay wrote:

> I am surprised that the day and month names aren't in the user's
> language though, I thought they would be.

It may help to consider the use case most RFCs address.  While a 
developer can choose anything they like to display to a human consumer 
of information, most RFC-based time/date formats are designed for 
machine consumption, where consistency is more important than the 
ever-changing nuances involved in localization.

  Richard Gaskin
  Fourth World Systems
  Software Design and Development for the Desktop, Mobile, and the Web
  Ambassador at FourthWorld.com                http://www.FourthWorld.com

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