[Mageia-discuss] Wish List

Marc Paré marc at marcpare.com
Thu Oct 7 12:31:09 CEST 2010

> The date format should be year/month/day, as in 20100209. This is the
> official order used by the UN, for example.
> It is also used by Mozilla products, and much other software. There is
> also a gradual conversion to this format by many international
> companies. And much gov't issued id (as in Québec, Canada).
> Day-month-year is the traditional European format.
> - André (andre999)

Sorry for doing this again, and I know that this will raise a collective 
sigh from the list, but the conventional date format that most 
countries/organizations have adopted today all derive from the ISO 
organization's date convention. You may fine it here:


Marc (no, I am not an ISO rep. LOL)

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