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Re: ISO-8601 dates and issue 614

From: Branko Čibej <brane_at_xbc.nu>
Date: 2002-05-06 22:18:45 CEST

Ben Collins-Sussman wrote:

>Branko Čibej <brane@xbc.nu> writes:
>>And yes, whatever timestamps we store in .svn/entries or send over the
>>wire should be UTC; svn_time_to_nts and svn_time_from_nts are the
>>places where this should be fixed.
>Yes, this is the correct approach.
>But the implementor should be careful that they don't break existing
>working copies. We all have old-style dates sitting in our entries
>files; svn_time_from_nts() should be able to recognize *either*
>format of date-string, even though svn_time_to_nts() will be writing
>out ISO dates.
Ah yes, good point. Either that, or provide a script that converts the
WC (like we did some time ago when we changed I-can't-remember-what).

Brane Čibej   <brane_at_xbc.nu>   http://www.xbc.nu/brane/
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