[ Please don't Cc: me when replying to my message on a mailing list. ] Ian Jackson: > I don't think that a plain `print RFC822 date' option to date is > sufficient: I think that there should be %<foo> specifiers for the > numeric timezone offset That would be better, though it requires modifying stftime, which is in libc. There's a strftime.c in the source of sh-utils, but that is obviously the wrong place to modify it. > (and for any other components of an RFC822 format date with numeric > timezone that date can't do already), That'd be guaranteed English abbreviations for weekdays and months, not something that depends on locale. Alas, I don't have time to start hacking on libc. I'll send a note to the glibc/libc6 people and ask if they want to do it. -- Please read <http://www.iki.fi/liw/mail-to-lasu.html> before mailing me. Please don't Cc: me when replying to my message on a mailing list.
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