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  • Who's here? Can you please identify yourselves? I'm about to email a bunch of date/time module authors and invite them over, but I want to know who's already here, first. K. -- Kirrily 'Skud' Robert ...
    Kirrily RobertKirrily Robert
    Aug 9, 2001 at 9:04 pm
    Sep 26, 2001 at 3:29 pm
  • Anyone know what the accepted procedure is to change the name of a module? I presume I just have to talk to the modules@perl.org guys, for the CPAN portion of this. But with regard to changing the ...
    Rich BowenRich Bowen
    Aug 13, 2001 at 1:49 am
    Aug 21, 2001 at 2:48 pm
  • Here's my initial discussion and proposal re namespace issues. I'd really like to have a show of hands from the people that this most affects - at least initially - which is you guys. Eventually, ...
    Rich BowenRich Bowen
    Aug 23, 2001 at 1:47 pm
    Aug 25, 2001 at 4:46 pm
  • Hi. I'm curious who's here. I gather that people have already introduced themselves, so I hope someone can send a summary. I'm responsible for a set of modules: Time::CTime Time::DaysInMonth ...
    David Muir SharnoffDavid Muir Sharnoff
    Aug 21, 2001 at 4:58 am
    Aug 31, 2001 at 5:05 pm
  • One of the issues that I had hoped to discuss on this list was the issue of namespaces. There are two major ones. First, there's the Time:: vs Date:: issue. That is, there are Time:: modules, and ...
    Rich BowenRich Bowen
    Aug 7, 2001 at 3:21 am
    Aug 9, 2001 at 5:51 pm
  • Hi Graham (Cc'd to datetime and reefknot-devel), The Reefknot project in general (of which Simon is one member) are interested in doing timezones right. I believe Shane Landrum (srl) is the person ...
    Kirrily 'Skud' RobertKirrily 'Skud' Robert
    Aug 10, 2001 at 5:15 pm
    Aug 12, 2001 at 7:41 pm
  • Hi All, I am the author of the Astro::Sunrise module. I noticed that there also is a module that does the same thing Astro::Suntime. I think it would be a good idea to combine the two? Suggestions? ...
    Hill, RonaldHill, Ronald
    Aug 22, 2001 at 1:10 pm
    Aug 22, 2001 at 4:31 pm
  • Anyone who knows how to convert date-strings from different timezones to UTC/GMT - with correct summertime saving? Are there any perl modules to do this? Thanks a lot --Florian
    Florian BischofFlorian Bischof
    Aug 18, 2001 at 12:43 am
    Aug 21, 2001 at 2:23 am
  • We had some date routines in Slash that were just way too slow. When I started working on this code it used Date::Manip, and I never bothered to see how it compared speedwise to the modules I had ...
    Chris NandorChris Nandor
    Aug 7, 2001 at 2:08 pm
    Aug 8, 2001 at 1:29 am
  • Hi , I have written a PERL script which asks user to key in date and then it does some calculations in that date and stores it in different variables. The objective of the script is to make changes ...
    Rishi KabraRishi Kabra
    Aug 1, 2001 at 6:10 pm
    Aug 2, 2001 at 2:25 pm
  • I've been reading these threads regarding the Date and Time namespaces with some interest, especially that bit about consolidating the namespaces or defining some "standards". What I'd like to know ...
    Jonathan Scott DuffJonathan Scott Duff
    Aug 25, 2001 at 3:32 am
    Aug 25, 2001 at 4:40 pm
  • Hi All, Is there an archive of this list somewhere? I just joined and would like to catch up! Thanks Ron Hill
    Hill, RonaldHill, Ronald
    Aug 21, 2001 at 6:50 pm
    Aug 22, 2001 at 1:00 am
  • Yes. K.
    Kirrily 'Skud' RobertKirrily 'Skud' Robert
    Aug 17, 2001 at 4:20 pm
    Aug 17, 2001 at 4:25 pm
  • Rich BowenRich Bowen
    Aug 3, 2001 at 2:59 am
    Aug 3, 2001 at 4:51 am
  • Just a FYI. 10 digit time_t will come in just a week. http://search.cpan.org/search?dist=Dunce-time NAME Dunce::time - Protects against sloppy use of time. SYNOPSIS use Dunce::time; my $this = time; ...
    Tatsuhiko MiyagawaTatsuhiko Miyagawa
    Aug 31, 2001 at 12:49 pm
    Aug 31, 2001 at 12:49 pm
  • This just hit CPAN on Wednesday. I had not seen this module before. Is Michael Diekmann here? -- Rich Bowen - rbowen@rcbowen.com http://www.rcbowen.com/kenya/ ---------- Forwarded message ---------- ...
    Rich BowenRich Bowen
    Aug 25, 2001 at 11:59 pm
    Aug 25, 2001 at 11:59 pm
  • FYI Rather minor change. There were 5.6 dependencies in here for no particularly good reason, and I removed them. -- Rich Bowen - rbowen@rcbowen.com http://www.rcbowen.com/kenya/ ---------- Forwarded ...
    Rich BowenRich Bowen
    Aug 25, 2001 at 9:31 pm
    Aug 25, 2001 at 9:31 pm
  • Hello, I have added some features to Date::Simple and renamed it JTobey::Date::Simple until I manage to get in touch with the author. Date::Simple is a small, practical date module whose key to ...
    John TobeyJohn Tobey
    Aug 23, 2001 at 5:58 pm
    Aug 23, 2001 at 5:58 pm
  • Date::ISO has been in a state of bokenness for some time now. Thanks to a note from Rick McCarty (http://personal.ecu.edu/mccartyr/isowdcal.html) with a correct ISO- Gregorian algorithm, I was able ...
    Rich BowenRich Bowen
    Aug 23, 2001 at 2:14 am
    Aug 23, 2001 at 2:14 am
  • Yes! See Astro::Suntime or Astro::Sunrise for more info Ron
    Hill, RonaldHill, Ronald
    Aug 22, 2001 at 4:12 pm
    Aug 22, 2001 at 4:12 pm
  • My copy of calendrical calculations arrived on my doorstep today. Thought you all might like to know. -- Nothing is perfekt. Certainly not me. Success to failure. Just a matter of degrees.
    Rich BowenRich Bowen
    Aug 17, 2001 at 2:31 am
    Aug 17, 2001 at 2:31 am
  • I've been asked to introduce myself for the roll call. I wrote Astro::SunTime, which isn't really a duplication of anything else in the Date:: namespace. The point is to calculate sun rise/set times ...
    Rob FuginaRob Fugina
    Aug 12, 2001 at 12:06 am
    Aug 12, 2001 at 12:06 am
  • Kirrily 'Skud' RobertKirrily 'Skud' Robert
    Aug 10, 2001 at 9:46 pm
    Aug 10, 2001 at 9:46 pm
  • Although my publisher firmly believes I am writing a book, I spent most of this weekend writing modules in the Date:: namespace, working through several that I have been meaning to do for a while. ...
    Rich BowenRich Bowen
    Aug 6, 2001 at 2:42 am
    Aug 6, 2001 at 2:42 am
  • Coming Soon To A CPAN Near You!!! Sunday Letters are, to simplify, a representation of how long after January 1 the first sunday of the year falls. For example, the following table shows the Sunday ...
    Rich BowenRich Bowen
    Aug 5, 2001 at 9:30 pm
    Aug 5, 2001 at 9:30 pm
  • For those who are interested in calendars in general, not just specifically relating to Perl, you may be interested in CALNDR-L, which is presumably the definitive calendar mailing list. ...
    Rich BowenRich Bowen
    Aug 5, 2001 at 8:14 pm
    Aug 5, 2001 at 8:14 pm
  • I just uploaded Date::Passover, which lets you calculate the date of Passover and Rosh Hashanah for any year between 1900 and 2099. That restriction is just because I used the similified form of the ...
    Rich BowenRich Bowen
    Aug 5, 2001 at 7:24 pm
    Aug 5, 2001 at 7:24 pm
  • Does anyone have a reliable ISO- Gregorian conversion algorithm? It seems that the one that I am using is crap, and I can't find either that one, or any other one. I suppose I have one in Lisp, but ...
    Rich BowenRich Bowen
    Aug 3, 2001 at 1:40 am
    Aug 3, 2001 at 1:40 am
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