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Re: User presentation of dates

From: Mark D. Baushke <mdb_at_juniper.net>
Date: 2002-05-19 18:03:21 CEST

> From: Nuutti Kotivuori <naked@iki.fi>
> Date: Sun, 19 May 2002 18:53:11 +0300
>
> Yes, dropping the timezone altogether is bad. And the ISO-8601 format
> for dates with timezones is fine by me - just that I do not know if
> others agree that it is a good one. In any case, I think we should
> avoid timezone _names_ like 'GMT', 'EST' and so on - unless ofcourse
> those things come directly from locale.

Agreed.

> We would be using the strftime provided by APR - and that is quite
> fine by me. But a mere strftime is not enough - we need an additional
> option for the local timezone or UTC selection.

Yes.

> Well, I can make an intermediate solution that just uses strftime with
> a decent default format string.

That sounds good enough to me.

        -- Mark

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