proposed tz changes for Paraguay, Brazil, Wayne County, etc.

Alex LIVINGSTON alex at
Thu Oct 5 07:47:32 UTC 2000

At 13:37 -0400 2000-10-03, Gwillim Law wrote:
>Fujikawa Ferreira, and I all reported that Brazil starts DST on 10-8-2000,

Please don't use glaringly ambiguous date notations like "10-8-2000" 
(anywhere, ever)!

If hyphens are used to separate the numbers, the assumption is (I 
hope) that ISO-8601-style decreasing-magnitude notation is being 
used. So 10-29 is fine, but 10-29-2000 and, worse, 10-8-2000 are not!


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