[dev] Re: [sic] [PATCH] Classic Suckless config.{def,}.h configurability

From: Eric Pruitt <eric.pruitt_AT_gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 29 Sep 2014 19:33:25 -0700

On Mon, Sep 29, 2014 at 07:31:09PM -0700, Eric Pruitt wrote:
> I just noticed that "%F" support in strftime is a C99 feature, and if
> sic is targeting C89, it should be changed to "%Y-%m-%d". Either way,
> this changes the time format from the original %D, but I strongly favor
> ISO 8601 and think it makes more sense to use it as the default since
> unlike MM/DD/YY and DD/MM/YY, there is no ambiguity in interpretation.

Sorry for the double post, but I'd like to add that I would also argue
it is more in line with the Unix philosophy (and therefore more in-line
with suckless.org's goals) as well since it makes it easier to use
logged output with other utilities i.e. sort(1).

Received on Tue Sep 30 2014 - 04:33:25 CEST

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