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Re: ISO-8601 dates and issue 614

From: Nuutti Kotivuori <naked_at_iki.fi>
Date: 2002-05-06 23:59:59 CEST

brane@xbc.nu wrote:
> Ben Collins-Sussman wrote:
>> Branko ╚ibej <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).

Yes, this is basically what I though as well - so I'll get the job
underway.

Though I would really like to get some kind of an answer that what do
we want to do with the old style svn_time_to_nts things - is there
something worth keeping there?

-- Naked

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