Case-insensitive formats for Data.Time.Format?
bjorn.buckwalter at gmail.com
Wed Dec 26 14:15:04 EST 2007
Is there a compelling reason to not make the formats in Data.Time.Format
case-insensitive when parsing? This would apply to the months, weekdays, time
zone. (I see there are already two formats %p and %P corresponding (confusingly)
to AM/PM and am/pm respectively.)
What got me thinking about this is that I'm being supplied with dates on the
format "26 DEC" which will not parse without munging. I suspect such situations
are fairly common?
Also, is there a way to have the parser assume a century of 20 with the
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