Dating official letter
There are so many formats available, most of them incompatible with others, that it can be a usability nightmare to choose a date representation when writing for an international, cross-cultural audience, as is the case on the web.Fortunately, there is one solution in the ISO-developed international date format.You'd like to see more of this applicant's work, so the letter should explain what went wrong and how to improve their chances next time.In this case, add a lot more detail to your reasons for the rejection.
Japanese letters often use classical grammar patterns which are seldom used in conversation.The worst potential usability problems come when the date is written only with numbers as in the following example, because the date's interpretation will be different from one country to another. Note that this format can also be used to represent precise date and time, with timezone information Using numerical dates does have also some pitfalls with regard to readability and usability, as explained in the Date formats The W3C QA Tips are short documents explaining useful bits of knowledge for Web developers or designers, hosted and produced by the Quality Assurance Interest Group at W3C.While the tips are carefully reviewed by the participants of the group, they should not be seen as anything else than informative bits of wisdom, and especially, they are not normative W3C technical specifications.Learn more about the Tips, how to submit your own pearls of wisdom, and find all the other QA tips in the Tips Index. W3C liability, trademark, document use and software licensing rules apply.Your interactions with this site are in accordance with our public and Member privacy statements.