Internet date

Richard Gaskin ambassador at fourthworld.com
Tue Nov 1 14:18:21 EDT 2016


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.

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  Richard Gaskin
  Fourth World Systems
  Software Design and Development for the Desktop, Mobile, and the Web
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