Okay, so that fixes ls, but what about other tools? How about ImageMagick's ability to take a list of images and combine them into one? Now you're out of order, unless you pipe it through ls first. Okay, but now what about scripts? Are you going to edit all of those?
It's much easier just to use a std format of either padded counters, or YMDhms. Either one works, it becomes an issue of which one you prefer. I prefer the latter, hands down, due to the flexibility.
My other brain is hung like a horse too.
#IRC isn't old school.
Old school is being able to say 'finger me' with a straight face.