fd.o trash specification - DeletionDate timezone

Alexander Larsson alexl at redhat.com
Tue Sep 16 12:36:49 PDT 2008

On Mon, 2008-09-15 at 15:48 +0200, David Faure wrote:

> > In the language of RFC 3339, the current format of the
> > DeletionDate field is "4.4. Unqualified Local Time".  I propose
> > that the format of DeletionDate be changed to "4.2. Local Offsets"
> > (e.g. 1996-12-19T16:39:57-08:00) or "4.1. Coordinated Universal
> > Time" (e.g. 1996-12-20T00:39:57Z), i.e. standard RFC 3339.
> I agree with this proposal.
> Alexander, do you?
> I don't want to start writing out stuff that would break your implementation :-)

Its ok with me. ATM we don't have any code that parses this, we just
handle it as a string.

OTOH, I don't think its a huge problem, as all other filesystem times
are in an unspecified timezone anyway...

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