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A few questions here are about date/time manipulation like:
I couldn't find a tag for that. Should we make one? What shall it be?
Some of those questions above are tagged
date. At the moment, the description of that tag is for the
date utility. Except for the GNU implementation, that utility's date manipulation capabilities are very limited. Maybe the
date tag could be changed to mean anything date/time related (including the POSIX
Aug 16, 2015 at 19:33
Given the low interest, I've just gone and edited the
date tag to make it a generic date tag as opposed to a
date utility one (the description there was GNU specific by the way).
Feel free to improve.
Aug 18, 2015 at 20:05
I like the generic
date tag approach. The calendar date and the utility
date have much in common.
This however cannot be said about similar problem with the
time tag. Currently it is defined as
time utility, but people constantly use it together with the
date tag in the clock time meaning:
time tag should be renamed to the time-command as in the cd-command case, and the time tag should be deleted or linked to the date tag.
Aug 19, 2015 at 19:49
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dateutility specifically, so I suggest we change the scope of that tag, shall we?