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pouet 2.0 migration: aug 14

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Two more sleepless nights to go...
added on the 2013-08-12 10:58:33 by w00t! w00t!
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added on the 2013-08-12 12:01:53 by -SP- -SP-
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Fixed.
added on the 2013-08-12 21:29:45 by stage7 stage7
You guys are not going to have much success selling these. :)
added on the 2013-08-12 21:36:27 by Tomoya Tomoya
I'm optimistic.

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added on the 2013-08-12 21:53:13 by Gargaj Gargaj
... how much for one?
added on the 2013-08-12 22:01:01 by Tomoya Tomoya
May the force be with us the 14th ! ;-)

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added on the 2013-08-12 22:40:38 by magic magic
@gargaj: :)
added on the 2013-08-12 22:59:33 by Hyde Hyde
stage7: that date format makes no sense for humans. Yes, for computers doing sorting, but for humans? None at all.
added on the 2013-08-13 00:11:04 by gloom gloom
gloom: only if you're in a country that does things wrong. and no you cant oil yourself out of this one.
added on the 2013-08-13 00:12:58 by Gargaj Gargaj
Gargaj: I want that shirt.
^o^ SQL ERROR. I'M WORKING ON IT ^o^
gloom: ObXkcd
added on the 2013-08-13 01:40:47 by Sesse Sesse
...then again, xkcd is from a country that also uses 12 hour clocks, imperial units, the wrong voltage level and the wrong kind of football. so don't believe everything he says.
added on the 2013-08-13 01:57:40 by Gargaj Gargaj
Most devices / adapters / wall-warts anymore are capable of handling the differences between US and foreign power. And not everything is imperial. You can get 1 and 2 liters bottles of soda. (Doctors also measure your weight in kilograms.)
...and i didn't even mention the wrong kind of dubstep!
added on the 2013-08-13 02:10:03 by Gargaj Gargaj
there's a right kind of dubstep?
added on the 2013-08-13 04:22:55 by metoikos metoikos
If there is, it's clearly not the kind of dubstep my flatmate blows through the house every day...
added on the 2013-08-13 04:37:39 by RbR RbR
J-1
added on the 2013-08-13 06:40:29 by wullon wullon
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A few months back the whole message would fit easily on that t-shirt.

Forget pounds off. If you want to lose weight, you should migrate pouet.
added on the 2013-08-13 11:14:05 by psonice psonice
gargaj: it makes no sense to start with the least important piece of data - the year. If you need a date, the most important part is the day. Then the month. Then the year. Why? Because most likely the thing you're looking identify the date of is happening sooner rather than later, so the day is the most important part.

Again: for computers and databases and things that count automatically, year-month-day is more logical, but for people? Day-month-year. The most important part first, then the second most important, then the least important.
added on the 2013-08-13 12:06:28 by gloom gloom
Doomsday is coming.
added on the 2013-08-13 12:11:55 by las las
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Because most likely the thing you're looking identify the date of is happening sooner rather than later, so the day is the most important part.

But you're already down in the gutter when you're trying to _identify_, YMD doesn't need that whole phase because it's already in logical descending order. What you call "importance" is really just personal preference because unfortunately that's what you got used to.
added on the 2013-08-13 12:41:15 by Gargaj Gargaj
What Gargaj said.
added on the 2013-08-13 13:05:27 by p01 p01
I prefer YYYY-MM-DD format.
And In my country(Japan), people use YYYY-MM-DD format.

When I want to know how a given date is far from now, year is most important, and month is next important.

When you specify a point in large set, specifying from broad scale to narrow scale would be more intuitive than specifying from narrow scale to broad scale.

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The first edition of the ISO 8601 standard was published in 15th August 1988.

This sentence in Wikipedia->ISO 8601->History is not compliant with ISO 8601.

added on the 2013-08-13 13:11:47 by tomohiro tomohiro

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