[microformats-discuss] International date formats

Carl Beeth carl.beeth at gmail.com
Tue Jul 26 17:39:14 PDT 2005

On 7/27/05, Sam Deane <lists at elegantchaos.com> wrote:
> Incidentally, I think it might be preferable if the design pattern
> recommended using ISO8601 dates between the <abbr> tags as well as in
> the title attribute (maybe using a space instead of a "T" between the
> tags). This may not be quite as readable as the author's chosen
> "human-friendly" representation, but it does have the advantage of
> being fairly unambiguous, whereas other choices are more likely to
> cause confusion.

I always recommend to my clients to spell out the month whenever
possible and where not possible because of space restrictions to use
iso dates.

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