Am 26 Jan 2008 um 22:42 hat SpringFlowers AutumnMoon geschrieben:

> on ruby-forum.com, the date is displayed as
> 
>    Posted by SpringFlowers AutumnMoon (winterheat) on 26.01.2008
> 02:20
> 
> what if it is       12.10.2008
> 
> does it make you feel whether it is Oct or Dec, if this forum is used
> by people all over the world?

Considering the very different date formats around the world, I would 
prefer either 12 Oct 2008 or the ISO 8601 date notation 2008-10-12 for 
clarity reasons.

Dirk