Date format

15 Dec 2011 - 6:24pm
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jodeallen
2011

Varying Date Format Display

Has anyone run into a similar problem as described below and come up with any good solutions?

I'm working on a project where we frequently display a list of objects by date from newest to oldest. the Date/Time is part of the display and we generally use the DD MMM YYYY (e.g., 15 Dec 2011).  We have made the display of this format flexible to display only the relevant part of the date to decrease cognitive load as well as a space saver. The algorithm being used is:

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