Re: Bug#4329: Emacs has hardcoded path for jka-compr, breaks at upgrad
firstname.lastname@example.org (Kai Henningsen) writes:
> Except that that's not true. yyyy-mm-dd is the thing that will sort ok.
My mistake. I misread. That's what I meant to type.
> (Oh, one minor point. 4 digit years actually buy a lot more than 8000
> years iff there are delimiters around the number. Both 123456-12-31 and
> 31Dec123456 are perfectly parsable, should you ever need them, and also
> very obvious extensions.)
Very true, and convenient. I suppose it wouldn't sort properly with
the naive algorithm, but I guess we'll probably have systems that can
handle it by the year 9999 :>