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Re: Proposal: Add option to add dates to write(1)
>> (i.e., you and your communication partner have to agree on using
>> that flag to have it useful to yourself)
> In principle, the sender shouldn't need to agree to anything.
Agreed. But implementing that is...a bit nontrivial.
> One way to go about it would be to have write(1) use a variable in
> the receiver's environment, say "WRITE1FMT", as the first argument to
> strftime(3) to format the string before sending.
Possibly, if you can come up with a way for "the receiver's
environment" to be (a) well-defined and (b) accessible to the sender.
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