Casting dates to and from JSON

Hi,

So when Appian writes dates to Json, it cannot cast those values correctly if it reads them back.

load(
  local!data:{
    today()
  },
  local!jsonData: a!toJson(
    local!data
  ),
  local!fromJson: cast(
    typeof(today()),
    a!fromJson(
      local!jsonData
    )
  ),  
  a!sectionLayout(
    contents: {
      a!textField(
        value: local!jsonData
      ),
      a!textField(
        value: local!fromJson
      )
    }
  )
)

Do I have to manually alter the string in order to reorder the date from "YYYY-MM-DDZ" to "DD-MM-YYYYZ" before I run from Json?

Is there a reason that Appian designed it this way?

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