There are three tags with a very similar meaning:

They should be probably merged.

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DateFormat can refer to one of the following:

And possibly more.

I dislike tags that are this specific to the API level, and the questions in the tag, while probably referring to one of the two APIs above, still are about formatting dates.

I'd recommend that the canonical tag be which will refer to the process of formatting dates. The tag should be merged into the tag.

I'd be cautious about doing anything with the tag; there are other date-format-specific tags in the system, and while I'm not eager to get rid of them, there could be people that are searching on and or and . However, I still approve of merging the tag into the tag.

We'll do a merge of all the tags if there's no major objections.

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