date representation standards before ISO 2014 and ISO 8601

Johnny Billquist bqt at
Mon Mar 2 05:19:01 CST 2015

On 2015-03-02 03:35, Eric Smith wrote:
> In a lot of contexts that predate widespread adoption of ISO 2014 and
> ISO 8601 (and their relatives), I've seen dates represented in a form
> such as "02-MAR-79" or "02-MAR-1979". This is similar to the RFC
> 822/1123 date format, except that those RFCs don't use a hyphen
> between the components, and use mixed-case for the month.
> Was there ever an official standard defining such a representation?

I'm sure you can find all kind of standards. Exactly who wrote them, and 
who recognized them is another story. :-)


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