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Re: [PING] RFC [PATCH] BZ#1077902: New API gettimezone
- From: "Carlos O'Donell" <carlos at redhat dot com>
- To: P J P <pj dot pandit at yahoo dot co dot in>, "libc-alpha at sourceware dot org" <libc-alpha at sourceware dot org>
- Date: Sat, 12 Apr 2014 16:40:16 -0400
- Subject: Re: [PING] RFC [PATCH] BZ#1077902: New API gettimezone
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On 04/12/2014 01:33 PM, P J P wrote:
>> On Saturday, 12 April 2014 10:52 PM, Carlos O'Donell wrote: Where I
>> disagree is that I think we could make a go at solving PJ's and
>> other developer problems by providing some way to query the
>> existing in-use local time as part of the whole and larger API
>> addition to allow printing locale time via timezone_t's.
>> Next steps that *someone* needs to do: * Integrate feedback. *
>> Write up wiki page with new design. * Discuss the various
>> recommendations and show which one is best or not best.
>> Discussing this further without summary or a document to reference
>> is going to get more and more difficult.
> Agreed. I'll try and summarise it on the wiki. Does glibc have an
> existing wiki wherein this kind of summary page can be created?
You'll have to make a new page for the straw-man proposal that will
eventually become the API if we can get consensus.
Note that you cant edit the wiki until someone vouches for you:
You can ask on #glibc on freenode to get added or for someone to
vouch for you as not-a-spammer.