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Re: [PATCH] Unify human represented timestamp formats.

From: Nuutti Kotivuori <naked_at_iki.fi>
Date: 2002-06-22 22:29:04 CEST

Karl Fogel wrote:
> "Bill Tutt" <rassilon@lyra.org> writes:
>> Err, (IIRC) the reason Nuutti's suggesting one and only one format
>> is because this realease (1.0) isn't focused on il8n. The format he
>> suggested isn't going to make everybody happy, but it's (IIRC)
>> better than what we have.
>
> I certainly don't think it's better than what we have -- it's worse.
>
> "svn log" used to print the weekday name; with this change, it
> doesn't. That's bad. I depend on that weekday name all the time,
> surely I can't be the only one. That output is substantially less
> useable without the name.

I'll count that as a -1 on anything that doesn't have a weekday
name. So I won't commit until this is resolved.

>> Certainly to store the data this way in BDB makes eminent
>> sense. Storing weekday information is useless, that can be easily
>> calculated. (Esp. if the weekday needs to get converted into a
>> non-Gregorian calendar like the Hebrew calendar.)
>
> Sure, there's no need to store the weekday name, completely agree.

That format is separate, no worries there.

-- Naked

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