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Re: Emacs Lisp date/time functions and RFC 3339?

From: T. V. Raman
Subject: Re: Emacs Lisp date/time functions and RFC 3339?
Date: Thu, 9 Nov 2006 18:54:28 -0800

RFC 3339 is used by the Atom Publishing Protocol and friends.

Its primary characteristics gleened from the RFC:

A)  Simple, Unambiguous 
B)  Sorting values with standard lexical sort does the write


The same with an optional fractional seconds part:

The only optional part in the format is the fractional seconds.

You can also write just a date, i.e. no time part, or just a
time. TZ can also be specified as [zZ] -

>>>>> "Richard" == Richard Stallman <address@hidden> writes:
    Richard>     defines a simplified/unambiguous date/time
    Richard> format that I'm running into more and more on the
    Richard> Web.
    Richard> What does that format look like?
    Richard>     Is there interest other than just me in getting
    Richard> some of this into the core date/time libraries for
    Richard> Emacs?
    Richard> If people are using it, we certainly want to support

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