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    Re: Silicon Sea date notation
    From: Paul Hirose
    Date: 2002 Nov 18, 12:15 -0800

    Dan Hogan wrote:
    >
    > >From the note at the bottom of *EACH* Silicon Sea Leg. Been there since Leg
    > 10.
    >
    > NOTE:
    > Lat & Lo = XXd XX.X', Date=DD/MM/YY, HE 9 Feet, Index correction
    
    
    That footnote has already been noted. I quoted it in the message that
    kicked off this thread. But as you've discovered, it's embarrassingly
    easy to forget what the footnote says!
    
    > Right now I am thinking of using 17/Nov/02. The day can be part of a Almanac
    > exercise.
    
    I suggest 17 Nov 2002 instead, so there will never be any doubt about
    which number is the year.
    
    To my eye, spaces make more pleasing separators than slashes.
    
    
    

       
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