[nycphp-talk] PHP5.3 adds EU date formatting.

csnyder chsnyder at
Mon Mar 3 17:00:08 EST 2008

On Mon, Mar 3, 2008 at 3:31 PM, David Krings <ramons at> wrote:
> csnyder wrote:
>  > Or the MySQL date, 2008-03-02. Again, the month-day order throws
>  > non-US, non-engineers off.
>  I don't think that it has to do with being and engineer or not. Not meaning it
>  personal, but writing month/day/year is just suboptimal. I really wonder where
>  that comes from.

I bet there's a Wikipedia article with the answer.

We've been putting the month first since at least the Declaration of
Independence: "In CONGRESS, July 4, 1776"

Chris Snyder

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