[Catalog-sig] PEP 381 timestamps
ziade.tarek at gmail.com
Sat Feb 13 18:55:39 CET 2010
2010/2/13 "Martin v. Löwis" <martin at v.loewis.de>:
> In implementing pep381client, I noticed that the last-modified format is
> underspecified. It says to use ISO 8601, but that doesn't really say
> much - many different formats would be possible.
> I suggest to clarify this as meaning the same format as XML-RPC uses,
> i.e. "%Y%m%dT%H:%M:%S\n".
Sounds right. I can put some examples in the PEP
> I also noticed that the naming of the file is slightly confusing: if you
> don't modify any mirrored content (because the master didn't since the
> last synchronisation), you are still supposed to modify last-modified
> (making this file the only one that was actually modified). OTOH, the
> specification makes it clear that this is the time of the last
> synchronization, so there is probably no need to change anything here.
Yes mabye a better name could have been "last-synchronization-date",
but I think "last-modified"
is ok to keep
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