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Re: RFC: a human-eye date format everyone can love

From: Kevin Pilch-Bisson <kevin_at_pilch-bisson.net>
Date: 2002-06-24 20:14:52 CEST

On Mon, Jun 24, 2002 at 10:52:37AM -0700, Blair Zajac wrote:
> Karl Fogel wrote:
> >
> > Please read "RFC" as "Request For Consensus"... :-)
> >
> > Now that Hadaka has committed the bulk of the new date output code, we
> > should decide on a human-output date format. Currently, svn is
> > printing:
> >
> > "Mon, 24 Jun 2002 10:36:04 -0500"
> >
> > ...but we all know this is just a placeholder until we figure out what
> > we really want. On IRC just now, Hadaka came up with a neat solution,
> > which we'd like to propose together:
> >
> > "2002-06-24 10:36:04 -0500 (Mon 24 Jun)"
>
> I'd like the year in the second human section. My eye now reads the
> year from the first section and then jumps to the second section to
> pick up the day and month.
>
> "2002-06-24 10:36:04 -0500 (Mon 24 Jun, 2002)"
>
> Otherwise +1.
+1 on adding the year (could live without the comma, but whatever).
>
> Blair
>
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> Blair Zajac <blair@orcaware.com>
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