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Re: [h-e-w] Odd dired date format

From: David Vanderschel
Subject: Re: [h-e-w] Odd dired date format
Date: 05 Sep 2002 15:14:16 -0500

On Thursday, September 05, "Windhorn, Allen, E. [LS/MKT]" <address@hidden> 
>Using dired to compare two directories, I noticed
>that the date format was different depending on the
>date of the file, in that the year was shown in some
>cases, but in others, it was replaced by the time.

I always regarded this as a feature!  Older files show
the year.  If the file is less than 6 months old, the
time is shown, as a time distinction may be relevant
for recent files.

>I have just installed V21.2, and I haven't changed
>the default format in any way.  Is there a way to fix

No doubt the 6-month limit occurs somewhere as an
explicit parameter.

  David V.

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