[OS X TeX] epstopdf

Alain Schremmer Schremmer.Alain at verizon.net
Wed Sep 28 19:17:52 CEST 2005

Peter Dyballa wrote:

> Am 28.09.2005 um 17:03 schrieb Alain Schremmer:
>>    But of course, I do resent having, in many cases, to use two steps
>>    "to use dates such as 28/09/2005 in file names." when I used to be
>>    able to do it in one.
> Why do you want to use dates in some proprietary and ambiguous encoding?!
> Isn't ISO 8601 enough for you too? 2005-09-28: isn't this really clear 
> for everyone who learned to interpret Arabic numbers?

Reading it is, but the practice in the U.S. is to write 28/09/2005 and, 
in the U.S., do as the U.S.ans do.

Possibly more to the point, aside from the argument that it would seem 
desirable that it is the computer that ought to defer to the user than 
the user to the computer, you don't teach new tricks to an old dog. And 
this dog IS old.

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