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Re: [PATCH] Unify human represented timestamp formats.

From: Nuutti Kotivuori <naked_at_iki.fi>
Date: 2002-06-23 09:58:48 CEST

Mark D. Baushke wrote:
> It is indeed a representation with a different precision. However,
> my recollection is that the +03:00 and +03 are considered
> equivalent. The +03 may be omitted with the :00 assumed if the
> difference is exactly an integral number of hours.

I might be wrong, but I do seem to recall that they are exactly that -
different precision. That the :00 is not assumed - and that the
difference is only precise up to the hour.

> That said, I would favor having the internal stored representation
> in a canonical UTC format. I would further like to see us keep time
> down to at least milliseconds (e.g., 2002-06-23T01:41:13.994Z) or
> smaller fractions of a second if you think that makes sense.

It is. Down to microseconds, with the 'T' and the 'Z' in the end. Over
WebDAV it's required by RFC2518.

-- Naked

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