dates and their representation

Joel Klecker jk at
Fri Sep 25 14:07:37 CEST 1998

At 03:02 -0700 1998-09-25, Caskey L. Dickson wrote:
>I believe the yyyy-mm-dd format is also known as 'international' date
>format.  For my purposes it has the very nice effect of a text sort
>producing date sorted material.
>Does anyone know of an iso standard that attempts to enumerate these?

Yes, ISO 8601; try these URLs:
Joel Klecker (aka Espy)
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