One of my English teachers used to counsel: Never write angry; you'll only regret it. Obviously, she'd never heard of blogs....

Debian's /usr/bin/at just changed its date representation, from the easily computer-parseable ( "1 2007-07-15 15:34 a phaller" ) to the not so easily computer-parseable ( "1 Sun Aug 12 00:00:00 2007 a phaller" ). Why would they ever do that? I figured that Debian had been cool and in the last update, they had migrated to some sort of localized date format (like /etc/localtime-representation), and I had just missed that because I don't keep up with Debian development. However a quick google failed for "debian local date representation".

Yay. Patrick: 0
Unanticipated Change: 7*

*Mercy scoring in effect