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Re: Time string format

From: Lennart Borgman
Subject: Re: Time string format
Date: Sat, 20 Nov 2010 16:39:36 +0100

On Sat, Nov 20, 2010 at 4:30 PM, Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> wrote:
>> From: Lennart Borgman <address@hidden>
>> Date: Sat, 20 Nov 2010 14:34:45 +0100
>> Cc: address@hidden
>> In my opinion we should use the international standard when it is
>> possible. Standard helps free software since it requires less
>> resources.
> This discussion goes nowhere, because you are missing the issue at
> hand.  The issue at hand is how to correctly display a date with the
> names of the month and the week-day spelled out as strings in the
> locale's language.  By contrast, "%Y-%m-%d" produces a numerical date,
> which is not what we want in time.el.

The week day is a problem, but why do we want the month spelled out?
Doesn't it save our time not spell it out? Are there any Emacs users
out there that can not understand the ISO time format?

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