On 03/11/06, Rick Moen <rick at linuxmafia.com> wrote:
> Quoting Niall O Broin (niall at linux.ie):
> > as as Mr. Shirley's here's the relevant bit from an unbroken date man
> > page:
> > -ITIMESPEC, --iso-8601[=TIMESPEC]
> > output date/time in ISO 8601 format.
> > TIMESPEC=`date' for date only, `hours', `minutes', or `seconds' for
> > date and time to the indicated precision. --iso-8601 without
> > TIMESPEC defaults to `date'.
>> Right. My manpages are likewise among the broken ones, which is why I
> couldn't find quite what I was looking for and guessed "ISO-3339
Interestingly, the debian sarge manpage for date has that section, but
the ubuntu dapper manpage doesn't. Otoh, sarge only supports down as
far as 'seconds', dapper supports nanoseconds (via 'ns').
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