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From: Xavier Neys <neysx@g.o>
Subject: Re: Formatting <date> elements
Date: Sun, 14 Nov 2004 12:52:29 +0100
> Now, if we want to tackle the date issue, we should first agree on a 
> format that is easy to process and readable when not formatted, e.g. 
> YYYY-MM-DD
> Then we need to display them properly in all languages. We do not need 
> any full-fledged date/time formatting lib.
> A simple function for each language will do.
> I do not mind writing them once I get the specs from translators.
> It would be nice to have dates displayed in a consistent fashion across 
> all docs & translations. It's really not the case the moment.

I have written a simple date formatting function that expects YYYY-MM-DD 
dates. It should know about all languages used on www.g.o.
Please check http://www.gentoo.org/proj/en/gdp/tests/testdate.xml


All feedback appreciated,
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