[wp-hackers] Changing the clock format in Write > Post

Daniel Torreblanca 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
>  here!
>  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,
which examples).

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