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Re: [External] : [emacs bookmark.el] Sorting by last set

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: [External] : [emacs bookmark.el] Sorting by last set
Date: Wed, 01 Jun 2022 08:08:32 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/29.0.50 (gnu/linux)

>>> You were right, it feels more correct to fix the tests then to handle
>>> last-modified separately.
>> Thanks; pushed to Emacs 29 (with some whitespace and naming changes to
>> make it fit our conventions).
> I tried it out, but noticed that it writes unintelligible numbers
> in the bookmarks file, such as (last-modified 25239 1033 644055 97000).

AFAIK the bookmarks format is not designed to be consumed by a human, so
it's not a bad choice.

> Wouldn't it be more user-friendly to write timestamps in a more
> recognizable format?  E.g. with ISO date: (last-modified "20220601").

That would make it slower to compare when sorting, so I think the
current choice of using an Emacs time object is fine.


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