Time format in jar and jarsigner output (was Re: Code review request: 7163483 JarSigner -verify -verbose does not format date string according to locale)

mark.reinhold at oracle.com mark.reinhold at oracle.com
Fri Jul 13 12:04:20 PDT 2012

2012/7/6 3:27 -0700, weijun.wang at oracle.com:
> I have these questions:
> ...
> Well, if you really think the current "Fri Jul" output is too English, instead
> of localizing the string, how about we de-localize it totally and choose a
> neutral format?

Excellent idea!

> There are several flavors of ISO date/time format at
>   http://www.w3.org/TR/NOTE-datetime
> or we can just choose
>   YYYY-MM-dd HH:mm:ss zzz
> BTW, the jar command is using the same format ...

Changing the jarsigner command to use the same format as the jar command
makes the most sense to me.

- Mark

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