#499 [FR] Adding date and time to quotes

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opened 1 month ago by Positron · 0 comments
Positron commented 1 month ago

Sometimes it is required to scroll back in history and quote a statement made in a MUC earlier as described here:

https://codeberg.org/kriztan/Pix-Art-Messenger/issues/378

Furthermore, it is useful to add date and time to the quote header indicating the time the statement was made,
esp. after several days back in time.
This allows other participants can scroll back in time to see the context close to the statement.

e.g.
UserX wrote on 2020-08-29 at 15:12 UTC:

quoted statement here

Own response here
..

If the quoting person does not want not to give away his own timezone
the date should in in ISO 8601 and time should be in UTC.

If the quoting persion wants to do it, date and time can be in his local date/time format.

This requires a switch in the security settings. Date and time for quotes in local time or UTC.

Instead of the date the words today and yesterday are useful when applicable.

Sometimes it is required to scroll back in history and quote a statement made in a MUC earlier as described here: https://codeberg.org/kriztan/Pix-Art-Messenger/issues/378 Furthermore, it is useful to add date and time to the quote header indicating the time the statement was made, esp. after several days back in time. This allows other participants can scroll back in time to see the context close to the statement. e.g. UserX wrote `on 2020-08-29 at 15:12 UTC`: > quoted statement here Own response here .. If the quoting person does not want not to give away his own timezone the date should in in ISO 8601 and time should be in UTC. If the quoting persion wants to do it, date and time can be in his local date/time format. This requires a switch in the security settings. Date and time for quotes in local time or UTC. Instead of the date the words today and yesterday are useful when applicable.
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