Consider date formatting

Michael Kriegel michael.kriegel at actifsource.com
Thu Sep 21 13:35:32 UTC 2017


Actually I used it in node.js today - where using/deploying another lib 
is less "painful" - agreed. Still I don't think it is browser scope only...


On 21.09.2017 14:59, Matthew Robb wrote:
> +1 this sentiment
>
> Raise your hand if you are using Moment.js in projects today?
> Raise your hand if you ship the library wholesale?
> Raise your hand if you use webpack tok strip out the locale files 
> which add sig. heft to your bundle?
>
> Moment.js should be standardized...
>
> HOWEVER: The language spec is likely the wrong place. This should 
> probably be a browser spec as the biggest motivation is going to be 
> localization which I find obnoxious to include in an often shipped 
> defacto lib.
>
>
> - Matthew Robb
>
> On Thu, Sep 21, 2017 at 3:17 AM, Michael Kriegel 
> <michael.kriegel at actifsource.com 
> <mailto:michael.kriegel at actifsource.com>> wrote:
>
>     Quoting my initial posting:
>
>     > I know there are libraries for that, but I think it is fundamental enough to put it into the standard instead.
>
>     Isn't it legitimate to ask for a defacto-standard to become a real
>     standard...
>
>
>     On 21.09.2017 09:13, Bob Myers wrote:
>>     There are third-party libraries which are so widely-used as to be
>>     defacto standards.
>>     Bob
>>
>>     On Thu, Sep 21, 2017 at 12:11 PM, Michael Kriegel
>>     <michael.kriegel at actifsource.com
>>     <mailto:michael.kriegel at actifsource.com>> wrote:
>>
>>         I would like to suggest to take up date formatting into the
>>         standard. Either as optional format parameter on
>>         Date.prototype.toDateString() or as a separate method
>>         Date.prototype.toFormattedDateString(format).
>>
>>         format should be a string in the form as specified in
>>         https://tc39.github.io/ecma262/#sec-date-time-string-format
>>         <https://tc39.github.io/ecma262/#sec-date-time-string-format>
>>
>>         I know there are libraries for that, but I think it is
>>         fundamental enough to put it into the standard instead.
>>
>>         I hope this was not already discussed before and I just did
>>         not find the thread.
>>
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