- Put out years in year only format (i.e. YYY)
- Put out all dates in a readable format (i.e. May 2010) in the date field to address the polluted data issue ASAP.
This is a possible way forward for internationalising dates:
- Translate dates on our end.
- Use EDTF 2. https://web.archive.org/web/20171020085148/https://www.loc.gov/standards/datetime/ISO_DIS%208601-2.pdf
Note: Discussion is also happening on ENWP here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Help_talk:Citation_Style_1#ISBNs_in_mw:Citoid