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Re: Human representation of dates, opinions

From: Karl Fogel <kfogel_at_newton.ch.collab.net>
Date: 2002-05-31 00:14:27 CEST

Nuutti Kotivuori <naked@iki.fi> writes:
> 1) 2002-05-30T19:50:45Z
> 2) 2002-05-30 19:50:45Z
> 3) 2002-05-30T22:50:45+0300
> 4) 2002-05-30 22:50:45+0300
>
> 5) 2002-05-30 22:50:45 (+0300)
> 6) 2002-02-22 21:35 GMT
> 7) Thu May 30 20:15:43 EEST 2002
> 8) ...
>
> Basically anything that can be formatted by apr_strftime is a
> possibility.
>
> Personally, I'd actually pick number three - but I believe most people
> wouldn't be happy with it. Give your opinions, I'll get the code ready
> in the meantime ;)

Any of 4, 5, 6, or 7.

(Ugh on 3. I find the spaces a necessity. My eye can't quickly break
up the date, or find its end, with there's a T or a Z. I'll bet more
people are stupid like me than smart like you :-) ).

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