<time.h> in C99

Markus Kuhn Markus.Kuhn at cl.cam.ac.uk
Mon Nov 8 16:27:27 UTC 1999

"Clive D.W. Feather" wrote on 1999-11-08 16:06 UTC:
> %x equivalent to ``%m/%d/%y''.

Great. The second most horrible numeric date notation in the Western
World has now found its way onto holy ISO C paper, in the 13th year
(anus horribilis? :) after the publication of ISO 8601. (The most
horrible one comes of course also from our American friends: Copyright
years given in roman numerals in the trailers of Hollywood movies.)


Markus G. Kuhn, Computer Laboratory, University of Cambridge, UK
Email: mkuhn at acm.org,  WWW: <http://www.cl.cam.ac.uk/~mgk25/>

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