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Re: I like the new output of 'ls'

From: Garrett Rooney <rooneg_at_electricjellyfish.net>
Date: 2002-07-27 04:46:17 CEST

On Fri, Jul 26, 2002 at 09:30:06PM -0500, Karl Fogel wrote:
> Garrett Rooney <rooneg@electricjellyfish.net> writes:
> > i believe that Nuutti Kotivuori was planning on making the date format
> > configurable in the future (at least the comments in
> > libsvn_subr/time.c seem to give that impression), so i'd say that when
> > that is done we should just add two options, one for long and one for
> > short.
> That is to say:
> One format string that Subversion uses when it thinks it's printing a
> short date, and another format string that it uses when it thinks it's
> printing a long date, and we just set reasonable defaults for both of
> them? In other words, a particularly obtuse human could set the
> "short" format string such that it results in a longer date string
> than the long format, if they really wanted to.
> (I think that's what you meant, just want to make sure.)

yes, that's what i meant. they could set whatever kind of format
string they want, but if they pick something really long for the short
one then it'll probably get truncated all over the place.


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