[uf-discuss] Parsing dates in preferred format

Ryan King ryan at technorati.com
Tue Sep 19 13:27:54 PDT 2006

On Sep 19, 2006, at 10:22 AM, Andy Mabbett wrote:

> Way back in January 2005, Tantek Celik wrote on his blog:
>         <http://tantek.com/log/2005/01.html#d26t0100>
>         In the future one could imagine a CSS rule and perhaps a CSS
>         property or two that would automatically transform and present
>         [...] ISO8601 dates from 'title' attributes of <abbr> elements
>         into whatever datetime format the user preferred (e.g. for  
> their
>         locale, American vs. European etc.), rather than the default
>         human readable abbreviation provided by the author.
> In the meantime, and as a test case, surely that could be done now,  
> with
> a FireFox extension or GreaseMonkey script?
> (The former would be preferable from my PoV)

Go for it! :)


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