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From: "Edward J dot Sabol" <sabol at alderaan dot gsfc dot nasa dot gov>
Subject: Re: ISO8601 date formats
Date: Sep 21 2004 2:57PM

Ed Avis wrote:
> On the question of which ISO 8601 variant to support, the full
> pedantic one with the T in the middle is something you 'should' have
> (if you're going to support a standard, do it properly) but a simpler
> form like 2004-09-21 14:40:00 would also be handy, if it doesn't
> complicate the interface to allow both.

For what it's worth, I agree. We need both formats: the pedantic and the
practical. :-)

I haven't been closely following the dbi-dev mailing list lately, but I
presume this will fit in nicely with Tim's plan for the DBI to support
datetimes in a cross-DBMS manner?