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It’s sortable, it’s usable, and you can’t get it wrong unless you really try.
mmyelf585yI wouldn't want to enforce a universal datetime format because there can be many different requirements in different scenarios that cannot be satisfied in one single format.
-has to be short
-has to include the timezone
-has to include day of week
-has to account for hours that exist twice because of daylight saving time
-has to satisfy regional conventions
-has to be sortable
-has to include the name of the month
And so on
stisch48965yUNIX EPOCH TIMESTAMPS, GMT.
Everyone can wear big-ass red LCD watches that are 15 characters long, how cool would that be? Plus no more time zone / daylight savings nonsense.
TobyAsE29165yRemove timezones. Everywhere UTC. It would make life so much easier
TobyAsE29165yAnd also: remove daylight saving time.