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Re: RFC: a human-eye date format everyone can love

From: Blair Zajac <blair_at_orcaware.com>
Date: 2002-06-24 19:52:37 CEST

Karl Fogel wrote:
>
> Please read "RFC" as "Request For Consensus"... :-)
>
> Now that Hadaka has committed the bulk of the new date output code, we
> should decide on a human-output date format. Currently, svn is
> printing:
>
> "Mon, 24 Jun 2002 10:36:04 -0500"
>
> ...but we all know this is just a placeholder until we figure out what
> we really want. On IRC just now, Hadaka came up with a neat solution,
> which we'd like to propose together:
>
> "2002-06-24 10:36:04 -0500 (Mon 24 Jun)"

I'd like the year in the second human section. My eye now reads the
year from the first section and then jumps to the second section to
pick up the day and month.

"2002-06-24 10:36:04 -0500 (Mon 24 Jun, 2002)"

Otherwise +1.

Blair

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Blair Zajac <blair@orcaware.com>
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