Dates are not so sweet It is known: parsing dates entered by humans is a huge pain:
ISO 8601 nerds: a crack has developed in the old way. The new year has wounded both the m/d/yy and the d/m/yy factions. The time is ripe for a new global order. TONIGHT (2020-01-01) WE RIDE https://t.co/1YTL1SWDm2
— Brooke Watson Madubuonwu (@brookLYNevery1) January 1, 2020 Dates are a never-ending source of fresh hell.