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Re: [PATCH] -r { DATE } with words

From: Daniel Shahaf <d.s_at_daniel.shahaf.name>
Date: Fri, 20 May 2011 22:20:41 +0300

Stefan Sperling wrote on Fri, May 20, 2011 at 17:26:39 +0200:
> On Fri, May 20, 2011 at 04:28:55PM +0200, Neels J Hofmeyr wrote:
> > On 05/18/2011 09:38 PM, Branko ─îibej wrote:
> > >On 17.05.2011 11:36, Stefan Sperling wrote:
> > >>On Tue, May 17, 2011 at 12:45:50AM +0200, Stefan Sperling wrote:
> > >>>Any comments or objections?
> > >>Neels didn't like the arbitrary "round to 00:00 of next day" rules
> > >>and everyone in the hackathon room seems to agree. So "one day ago"
> > >>is now the same as "24 hours ago".
> > >>
> > >>I also dropped the "yesterday" keyword because it overlaps with "one day ago".
> >
> > I liked 'yesterday' as 'yesterday' == 'one day ago', even add
> > 'fortnight' and so on. But I agree with Brane's reservations. Having
> > an untranslatable, grammar dependent non-feature that isn't even
> > documented... weeeell...
> >
> > BUT, why don't we just use standardized unit letters? e.g. {-1d}
> > means one day ago. Then we'd have something like
> >
> > [-+]<float-nr>[YyMDdHhmSs]
>
> What would we need the + for?

(see below)

> We cannot resolve future revisions.
>

That's a false statement.
Received on 2011-05-20 21:21:24 CEST

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