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Re: Right time to change to ISO-8601?

From: Branko Čibej <brane_at_xbc.nu>
Date: 2002-06-22 14:29:16 CEST

Nuutti Kotivuori wrote:

>Now, shall we change the timestamp format to ISO-8601?
>This will only affect newly generated dates. Clients older than
>revision 2012 will break, but that should not be a problem anymore.
>I think we should do it now - so it's time to speak up if there's a
>reason not to.

>Also, it would be nice to hear responses to another issue:
>How do we handle the conversion of already generated timestamps in the
>repository? This should hopefully be a one-time job - and the date
>format is supposed to never change again - but one never knows.
>Should 'svnadmin dump' convert timestamps to a canonical form at
>dumping? So a dump & load would fix the timestamps?

>Or should there be a command to convert them while they are in the
>repository? That shouldn't be too hard.
-0 (obviously -- I suggested the other solution :-)

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