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Re: Re: New timezones and datetime format

by theorbtwo (Prior)
on Aug 24, 2002 at 03:47 UTC ( [id://192519] : note . print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


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in thread New timezones and datetime format

Write code to handle a combination strftime/reltime format, given every concevibly useful format, and I'll see about hammering it into the time-formatting code here. Remember that people generaly are going to want sliding-scale precision here -- I care about rel. seconds if it's within a day, but I don't even care about rel. hours if it's over a year.


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Re^3: New timezones and datetime format
by Aristotle (Chancellor) on Aug 24, 2002 at 04:16 UTC
    I always care about a node's exact time. It may not be interesting compared to when I'm reading a node, but is compared to its siblings' times. If a relative format was in use, I might use it if it can be shown in addition to the absolute times. If not, I'd switch it off (and be very annoyed if I can't, naturally).

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