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09-13-17, 04:51 AM   #1
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Exclamation Nonstandard date format settings are broken?

I'm a filthy European and I would love to not be confused by the misleading date format that is the US standard :P

Unfortunately, no matter what settings I pick - 12h or 24h, US, EU, or ISO - it will only display the US standard format and I can't get it to change.

Maybe it is working for everybody else and I just did something wrong?
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09-14-17, 07:49 AM   #2
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Very strange, yeah it looks like it stopped working and I don't see anything obvious that would cause this. Will need some time to troubleshoot this.

Thanks for the heads up.
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09-14-17, 08:21 AM   #3
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Found the issue, should be fixed now.

Just FYI there is an issue with the dates on our news but it should work most other places.
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09-18-17, 09:28 AM   #4
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Yep, looks like the format was fixed. My only gripe now is that the "European" date format doesn't look very European :P

What I mean is, most countries in Europe seem to be using a DD.MM.YYYY format and not DD/MM/YYYY (see https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Date_format_by_country and also https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Date_a...tion_in_Europe), although there seems to be a lot of different standards. It's a minor gripe, but maybe you could add some variety here?

If it doesn't take too much time, that is - I can always use the ISO format, which is okay-ish and doesn't look as outlandish as the current "European DD/MM/YYYY one.

Edit: The official Battle.net forums use this format for eu.battle.net -> DD Short(Month) YYYY - which also looks acceptable.
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09-18-17, 02:59 PM   #5
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Ok changed it to dots, do you really want 4 digits for the year though?
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09-18-17, 11:49 PM   #6
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I don't really mind those, but that's personal preference. I doubt there is one format to rule them all! That's why I suggested adding some alternatives instead of changing the existing format. If you do change them, the description should likely be updated, though!

Anyway, thanks for the service. I am quite impressed and feel almost bad for being picky
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