Hello Jens On 13-Oct-02, you wrote: > Hello Michael, > > On Heute Michael Trebilcock (trebs@xxxxxxxxxxx) wrote: > > [...] >>> So, if no one in here has a big argument against changing this to >>> FORMAT_DEF, I will commit my changes ASAP. >> >> Well, i have no idea why anyone would complain about the changes. Make >> the changes, and screw what people say because they're being illogical :) > > And well, it`s not _that_ easy. Right now YAM always displays the date > with a "modified" AmigaDOS format "13-Oct-02 10:25". YAM somehow strips > out the seconds and I dunno why this was done. If I now going to change > this to plainly use the Locale defined date string this would probably > look strange for many ppl. For example, I liste the difference: Um, the seconds aren't stripped here (least not in the read window) > 13-Oct-02 10:25 - actual YAM display > 13-Oct-02 10:25:30 - _real_ AmigaDOS display (without striping the secs) > 13.10.2002 10:25:30 - Germany locale preference for displaying the date > 10/13/2002 10:25 pm - US local perference display. > > So, as you can imagine this could look "ugly" for some people who are > living in countries with "weird" locale perference and perhaps some ppl > are already used to the actual AmigaDOS format. Doesn't look ugly to me, and if people are used to the AmigaDOS format, then have it optional. > Even if I know that introducing optionality could be bad, I am actually > thinking about making the settings of the DateString optional to the user. > IMHO it would be good to give the user the choice in which format he wants > to have the date displayed in the listview. Why would it be bad? > By default YAM should display the Locale default, but giving the user the > choice to switch back to the AmigaDOS like display with/without displaying > the seconds. Yerp. > Comments highly welcome. > cheers, > > jens _______________________________________________________________________ YAMOS developers mailing list - http://www.freelists.org/list/yamos-dev Listserver help.......: yamos-dev-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx, subject "HELP" Unsubscribe....: yamos-dev-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx, subject "UNSUBSCRIBE"