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Re: Human date representation and strftime

From: Nuutti Kotivuori <naked_at_iki.fi>
Date: 2002-06-02 11:33:22 CEST

Justin Erenkrantz wrote:
> On Sat, Jun 01, 2002 at 07:38:02PM +0300, Nuutti Kotivuori wrote:
>> There is another choice to be made. And that is whether to use
>> apr_strftime or not.
>> The problem here is that the windows version of apr_strftime is
>> currently pretty much limited by what strftime can do on windows.
> Why not extend apr_strftime to include the timezone as a numeric
> field?

Well the numeric timezone would indeed be an easy addition for the
windows version. But the problem with that one is that it is a GNU
extension to strftime - so we would have to implement that on every
UNIX without a GNU libc. And currently apr just wraps strftime on
unixes, doing no processing of it's own - so I do not know if it's
wanted to add a GNU extension there.

-- Naked

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