2012/7/23 Joep L. Blom <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
On 23-07-12 21:02, Andreas Säger wrote:
Am 23.07.2012 14:44, Guy Voets wrote:
A LibO spreadsheet, made in LibO, Dutch version (no Excel or OOo past).
- In LibO 3.5.5, I used to give in dates as 20-7 and they were
20 Jul 12.
- In LibO 18.104.22.168, if I enter 20-7, 20-7 is shown in the cell.
If I enter 20-7-12, the date is inverted into 12 Jul 2020.
So instead of entering 20-7, I now need to enter 12-7-20 to get the
notation 20 Jul 12.
Is this a new feature, or a bug?
This is just another anti-feature that has been added to Calc against
all reason simply because too many inexperienced users who never really
used any spreadsheets insisted loudly enough.
I will upgrade my LibreOffice 3.5 to ApacheOpenOffice 3.4.1.
I resent the US way of ISO 8601. We Dutch and other Europeans use the more
logical sequence of day-month-year instead of the illogical
year-month-day.(most important first, least important last: very often the
year can be missed).
I never heard that one before… Isn't the year more important than the day?
Do you prefer SS:MM:HH too?
To me, ISO 8601 (which happens to be the same as the Swedish and a few
more standards in this matter…) is logical: Long time to the left,
shorter time to the right: Year, month, day, hour, minute, second,
decimals. Anyway, no matter if you prefer year-month-day or
day-month-year, there will be no problem to understand what is
written, if the year is written with four digits (five after the year
10000, if humans exist by then…).
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