Re: [ga] Re: UPDATE: Open Mic Period Rescheduled to 6/4/01 9AM
I do business on both sides of the pond and the *only* way to avoid date
errors is to never write a date entirely in numbers unless the day falls on
or after the 13th of the month. If it does, use the alphabet for the month.
i.e: 6/31/01 or 31/6/01 is fine, but neither 6/4/01 nor 4/6/01. It must be
June 4, 01 or 4 June 01, or even 01, June 4. Anything else is open to
I spend more time than I care to admit writing notes to each side reminding
them to read the dates on accompanying documents backwards...:-)
on 6/4/01 1:19 AM, William S. Lovell at cereba@OregonVOS.net wrote:
> Should be 04/06/01, 04-06-01 or 04.06.01 = da/mo/yr instead of
> the U.S. mo/da/yr.
> Bill Lovell
> Roberto Gaetano wrote:
>> News from Ben, that there will be a chance to submit comments tomorrow (see
>> My only comment, besides the compliments to Ben + the Berkman Center for a
>> job well done once again (that I have seen this time from the other side of
>> the Web camera), is that when addressing an international audience the US
>> format for dates should be avoided.
>> When you say "6/4/01" in the subject line, you really mean "2001-06-04", I
>> believe ;>)
>>> In light of this evening's extended discussion of other topics, the Open
>>> Mic time (previously scheduled for 5:00-6:00pm on 6/3) has been rescheduled
>>> to tomorrow morning, 6/4, at 9am.
>>> The revised schedule for June 4 is as follows:
>>> 8:30 to 8:55 - At Large Study Committee, Progress Report by Chair
>>> 9:00 to 9:30 - Open Microphone (public comments on all topics)
>>> 9:30 - ICANN Board Meeting (delayed half an hour)
>>> Ben Edelman
>>> Berkman Center for Internet & Society
>>> Harvard Law School
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