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Old 12-13-2002, 05:15 AM   #1
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Date format


Would it be very hard to be able to set the date format?
Right now it's set to month-day-year, I am used to the format day-month-year which is mainly used in the country I live in. But I prefer the format year-month-day. Anyways it's just confusing when I see a date 12-10-2002. Have to always look twice whether that's 10th of december or 12th of oktober.

Well it's not a big problem but it would be nice.
The today and yesterday is a nicely added feature which does make recent dates a lot easier to read.
 
Old 12-13-2002, 10:07 PM   #2
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Mik,
I like this idea. As soon as I get a chance I'll implement it. Thanks for the suggestion.

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Old 12-14-2002, 12:35 PM   #3
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All set. Let me know what you think.

http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...on=editoptions

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Old 12-14-2002, 02:55 PM   #4
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Very good idea. Works well for me. BTW Why are all the dates we can choose from June 16th and one June 25th?
 
Old 12-14-2002, 03:20 PM   #5
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The June 25th was a typo and has been corrected. Thanks.

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Old 12-14-2002, 03:26 PM   #6
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Well, it looked interesting...
 
Old 12-16-2002, 06:16 AM   #7
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That looks a lot better, thanks a lot. The extra option of setting the time format is nice too. The only one I couldn't find in the date format was year-month-day but I can live without it.
 
Old 12-04-2004, 03:41 PM   #8
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Quote:
Originally posted by Mik The only one I couldn't find in the date format was year-month-day but I can live without it.
YYYY-MM-DD is the International Standards Organization (ISO) standard for representing dates, and the one I'd prefer too.

If anyone's interested in a little reading:

http://www.cl.cam.ac.uk/~mgk25/iso-time.html

In fact, I'd like to see this as linuxquestions.org's default date format since the audience is very much an international one in my experience.

Lyle
 
Old 12-05-2004, 10:14 AM   #9
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I'll look into adding this in a future release of the forum software. It is what we are using for newer projects, such as http://iso.linuxquestions.org

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