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Re: date/time attributes
Michael Ströder writes:
> There has been some opinions to use the date form without dashes to be
> able to restrict the attribute values to numbers by using LDAP syntax
> 'Numeric String'. But IMHO that's less user-friendly/readable.
You can make it a little friendlier: 'yyyy mm dd'. That makes for Yet
Another Date Format which people (and clients) may have to deal with
Another variant if you want textual display is to use a string syntax
and a format there already are parsers for, like "3 Apr 2008". Then
it's the updating client's job to write a correct date. Again,
it depends on what kind of clients will read/write the attribute.