• Subject: Re: 2 digit YY on screens & 4 in DB
  • From: John Carr <74711.77@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 16 Sep 1997 22:41:01 -0400



RE:     Re: 2 digit YY on screens & 4 in DB

>> <snip>
>>But first and foremost in this discussion of 4 or 2 position dates is the
>>understanding/communication of the end user of what format is being asked.
>>John Carr

<Snip>  Fred said;
>The standard date format in the U.K. is D/M/Y and all dates in our
>system must be in that format.  
<snip>
>  We have already started the education process for our users by 
>running user meetings throughout the U.K . 
>Fred Mitchell                                           fred@mitchf.demon.co.uk


As you said Fred,  A good portion of your success in using 2 position
years(YY) stems from the two statements you made.   1. A well known and
agreed upon standard.  And 2. The involvement and education of the users 
themselves.

John Carr
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