Re: [dev] flo - a command line program for organizing events, to-dos, and deadlines

From: Alexander Teinum <>
Date: Mon, 16 Aug 2010 00:08:06 +0200

> For timestamps that must be both human-readable and machine-readable, I
> just told you: YYYY-MM-DDThh:mm:ss-tz:tz (the fractional-second
> timezone should be optional).  (That paragraph wasn't entirely a
> joke.)

Sorry, I misinterpreted what you wrote (“last standard that we’ll ever
need” – the meaning of that and the rest of that paragraph did
actually get swapped around in my head. ;)

I did some research about different formats when working on some other
calendar project this spring, and I arrived at the conclusion that all
should switch to ISO 8601. But I feel that it’s more sane than not to
drop the number of seconds from flo’s output, since it will always be

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