What is the origin of the asctime format? Languages

What is the origin of the asctime format?

Why was the particular character representation that the asctime function returns, i.e. Www Mmm dd hh:mm:ss yyyy/n, chosen and what is its origin? The ordering of the information seems peculiar to me, especially putting the time information in between the date information. Is this (or was this) a common datetime...
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Datetime manipulation with lists Languages

Datetime manipulation with lists

This is hard to explain but I will try to represent this in a small example:number of payments:Since the first month starts with 11 in NDD then the first element of my list will be 11, to compute the next element I take the first month (11) and subtract the...
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