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Please write dates and times so that everyone understands them, not just you. xkcd: ISO 8601

The Wiert Corner – ISO 8601 was published on 06 05 88 and most recently amended on 12 01 04 Boy, am I glad with the xkcd: ISO 8601 post and image on the right. One reason: Please write dates and times so that everyone understands them, not just you. The alt-text of the comic is hilarious (ISO 8601 was published on 06 05 88 and most recently amended on 12 01 04) showing the confusion of using 2 digit years not knowing which field means which (I thin XKCD author Randall Munroe and Mathematics of the ISO calendar got some of the dates, see PDF search dates below). I found out in the mid 1980s that people I was ...
Favorite? Off-Topic? jpluimers @ 2013-02-28 21:43

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