Minutes of the mozdev Admin Meeting of Monday 17th November 2003

Tuesday November 18th, 2003

David Boswell sent us a link to the minutes of the mozdev admin meeting of Monday 17th November 2003. Issues discussed include mozdev's non-profit status, date/time standards, email aliases and the site redesign.

#3 Please use the ISO standard (8601) for dates!

by johann_p

Tuesday November 18th, 2003 7:54 AM

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I was referring to the paragraph about date formats in the minutes ... which is about the date format used on the web site. Within Mozilla, I would still like a preference to override the format since sometimes one is forced to use an OS which does not use the ISO format, but still wants the ISO format. There is a way to do this via environment variables (at least under linux), but most users will not know it nor will they know how to use it. PS: as far as I know, both yyyymmdd and yyyy-mm-dd are valid - with the latter far more readable and preferable.