Excerpt: "This is a short follow-up to part 1, to demonstrate an
alternative idea re: JSON date encoding. As you may recall, JSON does
not have a “date” type, and one of our goals is to encode and decode
JSON dates in a region-agnostic manner (e.g., encode in a region where
MM/DD/YYYY is the default, but then decode in a region where DD/MM/YYYY
is the default)..."