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bug#24077: VS: bug in MAN page for data command

From: Eric Blake
Subject: bug#24077: VS: bug in MAN page for data command
Date: Wed, 27 Jul 2016 14:11:06 -0600
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On 07/27/2016 12:39 PM, Paul Eggert wrote:
> On 07/27/2016 05:13 AM, Pádraig Brady wrote:
>> It's more natural to use uppercase for larger quantities,
>> but being consistent with +FORMAT trumps that IMHO.
> No, as it's now inconsistent with similar usage elsewhere, e.g.,
> 'touch', 'NEWS'. Please revert, as this change merely introduces new
> confusion. The %h and %m etc. syntax is different from that of POSIX
> 'date' strings, that's all.

As a compromise, can we mention that MMDDhhmm[[CCYY][.ss]] output can be
produced by the %m%d%H%M%C%y.%S format, as an additional line of text?

Eric Blake   eblake redhat com    +1-919-301-3266
Libvirt virtualization library http://libvirt.org

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