[funsec] German professor: Unluckiest Friday 13th since 1520

Valdis.Kletnieks at vt.edu Valdis.Kletnieks at vt.edu
Fri Oct 13 17:38:24 CDT 2006


On Fri, 13 Oct 2006 14:12:39 PDT, Gregory Hicks said:
> 
> > From: "Richard M. Smith" <rms at bsf-llc.com>
> > To: <funsec at linuxbox.org>
> > Subject: RE: [funsec] German professor: Unluckiest Friday 13th since 1520
> > Date: Fri, 13 Oct 2006 17:08:33 -0400
> > 
> > Yes, the total still seems to be 13.  Amazing!
> > 
> > However, don't Brits write dates backwards, ie. 13-10-2006?
> > 
> > The world should really standardize of the 2006-10-13 format so that dates
> > are like times with the units going from big to small.  If one also uses
> > leading zero (eg., 2006-01-02), then date strings are alphabetically
> > sortable.
> 
> Darn!  *Where* have I seen that before?

ISO8601?  Or has senility set in?
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