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Programming A Fuzzy Time Function

updated: Thu 7 Feb 2019


Matt

4 months ago

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Hi. While I agree that 'fuzzy period before now' is a good representation of time for comments, it is also a very poor representation for some specific purposes, such as comparing a comment's timestamp with that of another, or with the posting of an article, or some news event. I think a good general-purpose solution is to augment the fuzzy time with an actual timestamp shown on hover, perhaps formatted as ISO8601.

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