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Localization gone wrong.

Today I recevied an Excel file with dates that look like this:
I guess this is an attempt to translate the AM/PM format into German. "nachm." meaning "in the afternoon". However in German the AM/PM notion for time is completely absent. And people always get it wrong (12 AM is noon or midnight?). We use the 24 hour format. Period.

posted on 2011-11-23 11:50 UTC in Code | 0 comments | permalink