livfoss at mac.com
Tue Nov 1 18:27:20 EDT 2016
Richard, the original of this message ended up in the Junk folder on my Mac with [Virus Error] prefixed to the Subject line.
> On 1 Nov 2016, at 19:50, Richard Gaskin <ambassador at fourthworld.com> wrote:
> This didn't seem to go through - resending:
> -------- Forwarded Message --------
> 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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