US vs. European Date Notation

Hideyuki Suzuki hideyuki at
Wed Feb 10 09:05:27 UTC 1999

> So what is the common notation in East Asia?  You say big-endian.  Is that
> 1999-Jan-3?

In Japan, the notation like '1999(year)1(month)3(day)' is common.
We have single characters for each unit.  Using symbols, we write
'1999/1/3'.  For numbers, we also read all the digits from left
to right.  I think there is no significant exception in big-endian.

-- hideyuki

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