Subject: Re: Adding to BUILD_INFO_FILE: DATE, CATEGORIES, MAINTAINER, PKGTOOLS_VERSION and HOMEPAGE
To: None <tech-pkg@NetBSD.org>
From: Alan Barrett <email@example.com>
Date: 04/07/2006 18:32:18
On Fri, 07 Apr 2006, Jason Boyer wrote:
> As far as the date is concerned, it's very easy to for software to parse
> %Y$d%m%H%M%S, and I think that it's not too hard for most people, since it's
> basically the date(1) syntax.
I hope you meant %Y%m%d, not %Y%d%m.
I like ISO 8601 format: "%Y-%m-%d %H:%M:%S %z". (OK, strictly speaking
ISO 8601 wants a literal "T" between the date and the time, but that's
too ugly for me.)
--apb (Alan Barrett)