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Re: a bug in date concerning daylight saving time

From: Lao DanTong
Subject: Re: a bug in date concerning daylight saving time
Date: Fri, 28 Sep 2007 22:06:06 -0300 (BRT)

On Fri, 28 Sep 2007, Eric Blake wrote:

as the date used to do in old times. I don't think this could be harmful
in any way, and the result IS meaningful.

But what if I wanted it to print this instead?
Wed Feb 28 00:00:00 BRT 2007

The point of making it an error was because no matter how you resolve an
ambiguity, someone else wants it resolved in the opposite direction.  The
easiest way to treat both demands equally is to complain loudly that it is
ambiguous, rather than trying one of the options and guessing wrong.

King Salomon's way. All right, I'll no longer argue on this matter. Thanks for your answers and keep on doing such a good job that is to maintain good quality free software.

merry 2007-01-359!

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