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CommonsMetadata should parse EXIF dates
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EXIF dates are formatted "YYYY:MM:DD HH:MM:SS" [1]. This is a very weird format which date parsers usually cannot deal with, so CommonsMetadata should parse it and return dates in a more standard format. (It should also handle weird things like " : : : : " or "0000:00:00 00:00:00" (see T28090).


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bzimport raised the priority of this task from to Needs Triage.Nov 22 2014, 3:11 AM
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Gilles triaged this task as Medium priority.Nov 24 2014, 1:53 PM
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Ideally "a more standard format" would be ISO 8601, like all other timestamps returned by the API

Change 182061 had a related patch set uploaded (by Unicodesnowman):
Parse standard date formats with wfTimestamp()


Change 182061 merged by jenkins-bot:
Parse standard date formats with wfTimestamp()

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