On Tue, Aug 18, 2009 at 1:33 PM, Lee<[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>> I tend to prefer the year first because it
>> makes machine sorting much easier.
> Until now I suspected I was the only one who thought this way, considering the number of times I'd have to explain why I always work with dates/datetimes this way, up until the final formatting for display.
You're hardly alone!. It's been standard practice in computer circles
for decades, long before the ISO standardized it, and a fair number of
us geeky types have adopted it for everyday use (even e.g. dating
Mark J. Reed <[log in to unmask]>