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From: Andrew Leary (1:320/119)
To: All
Date: Mon, 22.10.12 12:43
MakeNL *.msg datetime format
Hello andrew!

Monday October 22 2012 23:07, andrew clarke wrote to All:

ac> Curious that MakeNL generates the datetime field for *.MSG files in
ac> SEAdog format:

ac> Mon 22 Oct 12 23:10

ac> instead of the usual FTS-1 format, which allows seconds:

ac> 22 Oct 12 23:10:45

ac> Perhaps Ben Baker's original MakeNL did this but I can't think of a
ac> good justification for it.

I noticed that too.

ac> Obviously the weekday can always be calculated from an FTS-1 date.
ac> Storing it is completely redundant.

I will see about changing it tonight.

Andrew

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From: Wilfred van Velzen (2:280/464)
To: All
Date: Tue, 23.10.12 19:42
Re: MakeNL *.msg datetime format
Hi,

On 22 Oct 12 23:07, andrew clarke wrote to All:
about: "MakeNL *.msg datetime format":

ac> Obviously the weekday can always be calculated from an FTS-1 date.
ac> Storing it is completely redundant.

But usefull for humans who are reading it! (In general they are not so good at
calculating this in their head! ;)Wink.

Bye, Wilfred.


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