[Kst] Re: Plot with dates on X-Axis

Brisset, Nicolas Nicolas.Brisset at eurocopter.com
Fri May 27 17:25:32 CEST 2011

> I hope to implement this "soon".
> It will be trivial to implement, except, of course, for handling the
> range of different and ambiguous formats.  For example, what date does
> 09/10/11 refer to?
> September 10, 2010 (US)
> October 11, 2009 (Canada)
> October 9, 2011 (?)
> Is 09/10/11 the same as 09-10-11?
> What languages should we look for the month names in?  How should we
> handle that?
> etc...  Maybe there is a library...
There probably are libraries for that, but I was thinking we should use
plain Qt for a start (QDate/QTime/QDateTime), and let the user decide
(in the ASCII configure dialog) which format the data are in. Since we
can't always guess, he has to tell kst. 


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