[wp-hackers] Changing the clock format in Write > Post
regulatethis at gmail.com
Sun May 4 03:50:11 GMT 2008
On Sat, May 3, 2008 at 5:33 PM, Alexander Beutl <xel at netgra.de> wrote:
> So you want to tell me you need a setting to say "use pm per default"
> because someone is to lazy to select if he means am or pm???
> Ok I'll explain my idea a bit slower:
> You have a selection list like following (where every line means a
> selectable value)
> - 24 Format / am
> - pm
> You do NOT need to seperate 24 and am since it doesn't matter. 3am is the
> same then 3 (international) - you will not have to add or substract anything
> And when some person is not able to calculate international time he/she will
> have to admit that he/she needs to select if he/she means am or pm!
> WordPress just can not guess that!
> Also, it'd be better to handle it in PHP
> > than JS. MySQL understands both time formats without problem.
> Did I ever say this should be handles via JS?
> I said add a selection list where you can select it should be PM and then
> add 12 to what was submitted. You could as well add pm to the MySQL
> statement if mysql can work with that - I don't care which way.
Wow this seems like a totally unhelpful and sour attitude. In my
opinion, what you're describing is horribly unintuitive. Even your
description of your idea is hard to follow. I don't see why this
couldn't just be a user profile option (i.e. 24-hour or 12-hour clock,
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