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sr #109371: bug tracker date format excessive

Submitted by:  Steve White <Stevan_White>
Submitted on:  Mon 21 Aug 2017 11:11:17 AM UTC  
Category: Savannah trackers - bugs, tasks, etc.Priority: 5 - Normal
Severity: 3 - NormalStatus: None
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Open/Closed: Open

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Sat 26 Aug 2017 07:43:24 PM UTC, comment #1:

Yes, I second this. The two-line column is ugly, and contains far too much information. (But don't abbreviate the year, so as to keep it obvious which of the numbers is the year, for people whose locale uses a different ordering.)

Maybe the "Submitted On" column could contain only the time for items that were submitted within the last twelve hours or so, and only the date for older items? But if that is too much of a complication, just the date is fine. But when showing the time, please make it possible to choose the 24-hour system, because seeing something like "06:47:14 PM CEST" is frustrating -- «No, it's not 06:47 PM, it's 18:47!»

Benno Schulenberg <bens>
Mon 21 Aug 2017 11:11:17 AM UTC, original submission:

Longstanding annoyance:

The 'Submittted on' date column of the bug tracker is formatted in full as e.g.
Mon 21 Aug 2017 12:56:39 PM CEST

The problem is, on small screens, this wide column causes wrapping of the bug items, for no good reason: the seconds, and the day of the week as well, are immaterial to me, and I think to other users too.

Really I would be quite happy with the date alone, in abbreviated format mm/dd/yy or As a header for the column, "submitted" would suffice.

Maybe you could make it a preference, which format to use.


Steve White <Stevan_White>


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