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

From: Branko Čibej <brane_at_xbc.nu>
Date: 2002-06-24 21:20:34 CEST

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
> "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)"
>The goal of this format is to start with an ISO-8601 section (and
>perhaps compliant with some other standards as well), followed by a
>clearly delimited second section intended for human consumption.

+1, perhaps this discussion will finally end.

I find it most amusing that the display date format is *the* most
controversial subject in Subversion. Talk about bikesheds ... :-)

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