I have tried editing the the on the default en language pack and installed the en_us lang pack but see no change.
Somebody should check whether ISO 8601 says that the separator has to be - or --. Definitely YYYY/MM/DD should not be used - that would violate the standard.
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This indicates no endorsement of its content, nor that the Consortium has, is, or will be allocating any resources to the issues addressed by the NOTE.There are no preferences, although the traditional format is the most widely used. 'monthname' yyyy and in handwriting d/m-yy or d/m yyyy are also acceptable. One exception is The 7/7 bombings - named as such by popular media, likely so that it would be associated with US 9/11 attacks.Since 1996-05-01, the international format yyyy-mm-dd has become the official standard date format, but the handwritten form d. (Officially this is called the 7th July 2005 London bombings) other formats, including dd Month yyyy and yyyy-mm-dd, are common or prescribed—particularly in military, academic, scientific, computing, industrial, or governmental [email protected] B, Wikipedia claims, “The separator used between date values (year, month, week, and day) is the hyphen”.Also, it’s unlikely the standard mandates characters encoded neither in EBCDIC nor ASCII.