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Re: [PROPOSAL] Temporary date format for humans

From: Russ Allbery <rra_at_stanford.edu>
Date: 2002-06-23 19:08:44 CEST

Greg Stein <gstein@lyra.org> writes:

> And I'll note that apr_rfc822_date() generates the above format, with a
> 4-digit year, and a hard-coded 'GMT' for the timezone.

> It really ought to say UTC, but hey.

All non-numeric zone names are deprecated as of RFC 2822. I recommend
changing that function at some point to use -0000 for the timezone
instead. Otherwise, someday that will trip up someone who's using it for

Either is fine under RFC 822 as modified by RFC 1123 (but UTC is not; UTC
is not a valid RFC 822 zone name).

Russ Allbery (rra_at_stanford.edu)             <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>
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