[JDEV] Timestamp format (summary)
ebowersox at corp.webb.net
Thu Oct 14 09:51:28 CDT 1999
> From: Zoom Juice [mailto:zoomjuice at yahoo.com]
> - What function does the "T" perform? Is this the *only* way we can
> find the beginning of the "time" part of the string? Is
> there something
> else that could follow, e.g., "P", a "place"? (That last
> question was
I would gather it's to visually separate the "date" portion of the string
from the "time" portion to help make it more human-readable. The parser, of
course, doesn't care either way.
> - If this is a standard, who is currently using it? I
> haven't seen it
> used anywhere at all... where is it used? Sendmail or somewhere?
> Personally, I've never seen or heard of it before.
It's currently used as part of the XML-RPC specification for remote
procedure calls over HTTP with XML data formatting; see
http://www.xmlrpc.com/spec for details. No doubt there are other things
that use it, too.
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