I’m finding the date formatting for comment time-stamps here in Discourse quite confusing. A post from 13 June 2017 will be marked ‘Jun 13’; a post from June 2013 will be marked ‘Jun '13’. Just an apostrophe’s difference.
Would it be possible to change the date formatting? My suggestions would be to do one of the following:
- For dates in the current year, put the date before the month, e.g. ‘13 Jun’.
- For dates from previous years, use the full year, e.g. ‘Jun 2013’.
I admit that, as a Brit, ‘13 Jun’ is more natural to me for the date and month, but of course it won’t be so natural to people from some other nations, e.g. Americans, who use ‘month date’. So I’d be interested to hear other people’s opinions.