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Display the date using the browser's locale

The date in article headers is great, but can it please be localised (e.g. dd/mm/yyyy in the UK) rather than assuming US-format dates?

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      • LappeLevel commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Just checked today, since DanD fixed the format - if you set the Docs locale (eg en-UK or en-AU etc) in the URL, the date now displays according to the locale. Thank you.

      • Jo Weiser commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Apparently this is already implemented. On my end dates look like this: "3.8.2016" (August 3rd 2016).
        Maybe change your browser locale?

      • LappeLevel commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Until it's done, please can the date be set for all articles to an unambiguous international format such as 8 Jun 2016 or June 8 2016 or 2016-06-08?

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