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  • I just got back from Perl Whirl. Having spent most of the last week plugging DT as a replacement for many of the examples given in the talks, I think we need a converting to DT section in the FAQ or ...
    Joshua HoblittJoshua Hoblitt
    Jun 9, 2003 at 10:48 pm
    Jun 12, 2003 at 12:27 pm
  • Okay so what should a business date module be able to do? As a first cut: - Business day arithmetic: - Addition - Subtraction - Differences (how many b. days between X and Y) - Know about holidays - ...
    Ben BennettBen Bennett
    Jun 5, 2003 at 2:38 am
    Jun 18, 2003 at 7:58 pm
  • Hi All, I am converting some of my scripts from using Manip to DateTime and have run into some strange results. Here is what I have done. use strict; use Date::Manip; use DateTime; print ...
    Hill, RonaldHill, Ronald
    Jun 19, 2003 at 1:12 pm
    Jun 24, 2003 at 6:00 am
  • I read the thread as you suggested Ben; now I am veryh afraid. Is anyone working on any of this? I am interested in not only what I descibed earlier, but also the stuff concerning contracts and ...
    Jesse ShyJesse Shy
    Jun 20, 2003 at 3:46 pm
    Jun 23, 2003 at 5:04 pm
  • I've started on milliseconds and microseconds support (DT::Duration to start with). I hope nobody else has already done this. -J --
    Joshua HoblittJoshua Hoblitt
    Jun 11, 2003 at 4:46 am
    Jun 17, 2003 at 8:10 am
  • Hello All, I can't find the past posts, so please do not ambush me when I ask something that someone else might have asked before. I noticed that DateTime.pm automatically normalize dates. For ...
    Ying-Chi IYing-Chi I
    Jun 15, 2003 at 11:03 pm
    Jun 17, 2003 at 12:01 pm
  • I put these on datetime.perl.org. They're linked from the resources page. -dave /*======================= House Absolute Consulting www.houseabsolute.com =======================*/
    Dave RolskyDave Rolsky
    Jun 20, 2003 at 3:02 am
    Jul 3, 2003 at 3:53 am
  • Ok. So ISO8601:2000 defines all sorts of things, some of which are impossible to distinguish from one another without outside information: +yYYYYMMDD Extended complete year +yYYYYDDD Extended ordinal ...
    Ben BennettBen Bennett
    Jun 19, 2003 at 2:45 am
    Jun 20, 2003 at 7:12 pm
  • So I am working on an ISO8601 parser and am not sure what to return for the time formats... For the moment I will probably take an optional DateTime argument and use that as the basis, overriding the ...
    Ben BennettBen Bennett
    Jun 22, 2003 at 2:04 am
    Jun 22, 2003 at 2:56 pm
  • Hi everyone http://mysite.freeserve.com/ridas/download/ridas/datetime/locales/locale20030619.tgz Lot of changes here (better for you Joshua? :), so please give it a good test run and see what you ...
    Richard EvansRichard Evans
    Jun 19, 2003 at 11:15 pm
    Jun 21, 2003 at 10:48 pm
  • Ok, I think the test results for 20infinite.t may be different because of recent changes in subtract_datetime. Could a Windows user run the tests again, please? For the 04epoch.t failures, I think ...
    Dave RolskyDave Rolsky
    Jun 1, 2003 at 5:24 pm
    Jun 4, 2003 at 1:46 pm
  • Hi Iain, I continue to be amazed by this module. It'll be hard to improve much further but I've come up with a couple of ideas that I'd like to throw out (they may not be any good thou). I have a ...
    Joshua HoblittJoshua Hoblitt
    Jun 22, 2003 at 5:18 am
    Jun 25, 2003 at 6:01 pm
  • Hi everyone It's clear that some folks are going to need custom locales whatever the coverage of the core DT::Locale modules. It's also pretty clear that DT::Locale isn't very friendly when you want ...
    Richard EvansRichard Evans
    Jun 10, 2003 at 11:38 pm
    Jun 11, 2003 at 10:03 pm
  • F:\perl_modules\DateTime-Format-Strptime-1.02 nmake test Microsoft (R) Program Maintenance Utility Version 6.00.8168.0 Copyright (C) Microsoft Corp 1988-1998. All rights reserved. ...
    Hill, RonaldHill, Ronald
    Jun 19, 2003 at 8:16 pm
    Jun 21, 2003 at 5:51 pm
  • I think there might be another Win32ism at play here. At the start of the test file, there are the following lines (with their "value" after the comment): my $posinf = 100 ** 100 ** 100; # "1.#INF" ...
    John PeacockJohn Peacock
    Jun 4, 2003 at 7:08 pm
    Jun 17, 2003 at 5:30 am
  • Attached is DateTime.diff. This file contains extensions to DateTime to allow it to match the outputs of the ICU project. Strftime has also been patched to allow one to use methods as strftime ...
    Rick MeashamRick Measham
    Jun 6, 2003 at 10:14 am
    Jun 11, 2003 at 4:51 pm
  • Typos in POD that I spotted during FAQ development: 1) DateTime::Format::Strptime: "This method is synonymous with DateTime's strptime method." 2) DateTime: "DateTime does not if second values ...
    Ben BennettBen Bennett
    Jun 3, 2003 at 3:59 am
    Jun 4, 2003 at 3:18 am
  • From Ben Bennet (Fri, 30 May 2003 15:24:13 -0400) I have a similar problem with make for cygwin (can't tell the version, it is on my day job machine and I am at home now). make for cygwin can create ...
    Jean ForgetJean Forget
    Jun 2, 2003 at 5:58 am
    Jun 2, 2003 at 6:02 pm
  • I was kind of involved in an off list discussion a while back todo with parsing of .ics files into DateTime objects. It's come up again in another project that I'm working on - basically I need to be ...
    Simon WistowSimon Wistow
    Jun 27, 2003 at 8:18 am
    Jun 29, 2003 at 6:21 am
  • Ugh, my release management skills stink. Hopefully there won't be another release with this many changes at once for a _long_ time (or better yet, never!). I gave up on Win32 and made a hack to skip ...
    Dave RolskyDave Rolsky
    Jun 26, 2003 at 5:38 am
    Jun 27, 2003 at 5:45 pm
  • There's been a lot of discussion about it which I unfortunately couldn't follow. Now it's up to 0.04 and seems to have a lot of functionality, and I really don't see the point of all of it. And even ...
    Dave RolskyDave Rolsky
    Jun 20, 2003 at 10:11 pm
    Jun 23, 2003 at 9:10 pm
  • Can people try to compile DateTime.pm on various platforms that aren't Linux, BSD, or Win32, and let the list know if it works. I will be trying Mac OSX and Solaris via the SF compile farm, but I ...
    Dave RolskyDave Rolsky
    Jun 13, 2003 at 5:11 pm
    Jun 13, 2003 at 9:55 pm
  • Ahmad: The first step would be to write to datetime@perl.org, in order to "register" your calendar in the "DateTime" namespace. It would probably be named "DateTime::Calendar::Jalali". Also, you ...
    Flavio S. GlockFlavio S. Glock
    Jun 18, 2003 at 8:36 pm
    Jun 20, 2003 at 12:39 am
  • This is a message that Ben sent to be privately. With his permission I'm forwarding it to the list along with my reply. Thanks for your comments Ben. -J -- ---------- Forwarded message ---------- ...
    Joshua HoblittJoshua Hoblitt
    Jun 14, 2003 at 4:33 am
    Jun 18, 2003 at 1:08 am
  • [ cc'd to datetime list ] I'm not sure they exist on all systems is the main problem. And they're in a binary format that isn't well documented. 4.5MB in a time when 80GB disks cost $80! Size is very ...
    Dave RolskyDave Rolsky
    Jun 4, 2003 at 7:06 pm
    Jun 6, 2003 at 6:23 pm
  • As I'm thinking about normalizing week + day numbers to month + day numbers I'm wondering if there shouldn't be a module for all such common (to DT modules) conversion functions? Comments? -J --
    Joshua HoblittJoshua Hoblitt
    Jun 20, 2003 at 10:11 am
    Jun 21, 2003 at 4:25 am
  • I wrote a custom HTML converter because Pod::Html produces such awful HTML, and I wanted to customize some of the link handling. I also removed all the "QUESTION" bits and stuck them in docs/todo.pod ...
    Dave RolskyDave Rolsky
    Jun 5, 2003 at 3:28 am
    Jun 10, 2003 at 7:01 am
  • Richard Evans' mail about his Locale modules reminden me of something: I'm thinking of adding a module for Latin, either DT::Language or DT::Locale (depending on the release date of Rich's modules). ...
    Eugene van der PijllEugene van der Pijll
    Jun 9, 2003 at 2:57 am
    Jun 10, 2003 at 4:44 am
  • The t/13strftime.t file has DOS line endings, which causes all tests to fail under Cygwin. If that is corrected, then Cygwin tests completely clean. However, I am still seeing the following failures ...
    John PeacockJohn Peacock
    Jun 4, 2003 at 4:14 pm
    Jun 4, 2003 at 6:25 pm
  • I want to create a duration that represents 3 hours shy of 3 months. There is no way to do this directly using the new() constructor (Date::Manip has 2 effective signs, one on years and months and ...
    Ben BennettBen Bennett
    Jun 30, 2003 at 5:15 pm
    Jun 30, 2003 at 6:08 pm
  • I have made my rough ISO8601 parser available at: http://www.limey.net/~fiji/perl/DateTime-Format-ISO8601-0.01.tar.gz Since this is a rough first release there are huge things wrong with it. An ...
    Ben BennettBen Bennett
    Jun 21, 2003 at 4:18 am
    Jun 21, 2003 at 4:49 am
  • Joshua HoblittJoshua Hoblitt
    Jun 10, 2003 at 8:16 am
    Jun 11, 2003 at 8:39 pm
  • Released to CPAN. Available immediately from: http://kolea.ifa.hawaii.edu/~jhoblitt/pm/DateTime-Format-Bork-0.01.tar.gz Provides: -bork -debork Cheers, -J --
    Joshua HoblittJoshua Hoblitt
    Jun 24, 2003 at 8:16 am
    Jun 24, 2003 at 10:57 pm
  • Should I add the namespaces doc to web/htdocs/developer/? -J --
    Joshua HoblittJoshua Hoblitt
    Jun 22, 2003 at 10:45 pm
    Jun 23, 2003 at 5:28 am
  • OK , I am coding up the port from Date::Calc::Fiscal right now. I should have something for y'all to look at by the end of the day ( I hope ). I will still have to write docs and test. It will have ...
    Jesse ShyJesse Shy
    Jun 22, 2003 at 12:39 pm
    Jun 22, 2003 at 8:34 pm
  • I'm not sure how many of you subscribe to MJD's Perl Quiz-of-the-week, but this week it concerns datetime and what he calls 'Greek Time'. Basically midnight = midnight and noon = noon. However 6pm ...
    Rick MeashamRick Measham
    Jun 19, 2003 at 3:18 am
    Jun 19, 2003 at 11:22 pm
  • I can see why this would be useful however... While the short circuit behavior is nice here what if someone does: DT::TZ::Alias- add( 'foo' = 'bar' ); And 'foo' already existed. It would quietly die ...
    Joshua HoblittJoshua Hoblitt
    Jun 14, 2003 at 4:34 am
    Jun 17, 2003 at 6:39 am
  • Hallo, I think it would be a good idea to have a module named DateTime::Format::DBI that takes a DBI::db handle and returns an appropriate DateTime::Format::* object (currently, we only have ::MySQL ...
    Claus FärberClaus Färber
    Jun 7, 2003 at 3:21 pm
    Jun 16, 2003 at 3:18 pm
  • I added a section on nanoseconds: http://www.limey.net/~fiji/perl/faq.html#2.9%3A%20How%20small%20an%20increment%20of%20time%20can%20I%20represent%3F The raw POD is below. I deliberately did not ...
    Ben BennettBen Bennett
    Jun 12, 2003 at 2:08 am
    Jun 12, 2003 at 10:31 am
  • While writing some documentation for the DateTime project ( http://datetime.perl.org ) I seem to have brought up the question of namespace control. This is the paragraph in question: -- =head2 ...
    Joshua HoblittJoshua Hoblitt
    Jun 11, 2003 at 10:51 pm
    Jun 12, 2003 at 5:00 am
  • Hi all Does anyone see a pressing need for supporting ISO 639-2 language codes in DateTime::Locale? These are the three character codes instead of the two character ISO 639-1 codes, eg (pilfered ...
    Richard EvansRichard Evans
    Jun 9, 2003 at 12:23 am
    Jun 10, 2003 at 12:53 pm
  • Anybody else seen this? -J -- No conflicts created by this import Mailing perl-date-time-dev@lists.sf.net... Generating notification message... Generating notification message... done. Mailing ...
    Joshua HoblittJoshua Hoblitt
    Jun 24, 2003 at 8:07 am
    Jul 1, 2003 at 4:14 pm
  • Hello, I received this bug report on one of my modules. Is this a known problem with Module::Build or nmake? Cheers, -J -- ---------- Forwarded message ---------- Date: Fri, 27 Jun 2003 10:15:15 ...
    Joshua HoblittJoshua Hoblitt
    Jun 29, 2003 at 7:18 am
    Jun 30, 2003 at 9:07 am
  • This is just for comment. As per my previous email, this module allows one to compare durations when given a reference point. I'm not real happy with the method names, and I've just called it ...
    Rick MeashamRick Measham
    Jun 28, 2003 at 12:43 pm
    Jun 29, 2003 at 2:02 am
  • Uploaded to CPAN. This release covers two internal releases: 1.0300 Sat, 07 Jun 2003 10:40:23 +1000 - the 'Better way to die' release - The above has changed by request of Dave Rolsky and Iain ...
    Rick MeashamRick Measham
    Jun 26, 2003 at 12:47 am
    Jun 27, 2003 at 11:36 pm
  • Hi Cameron, We have not yet build the ppm file as of yet (the new one) I just installed it myself and I need to build it. Ron Hill
    Hill, RonaldHill, Ronald
    Jun 26, 2003 at 1:15 pm
    Jun 27, 2003 at 6:51 am
  • Ok, I threw in a hack to just skip trying to load math.h on Win32, so that the code will at least compile and run, but it'll use the Perl version of _normalize_tai_seconds instead of the XS version. ...
    Dave RolskyDave Rolsky
    Jun 24, 2003 at 4:11 pm
    Jun 24, 2003 at 10:34 pm
  • Some problems with directory names in CVS: cvs/DateTime-Calendar-Mayan instead of cvs/modules/DateTime-Calendar-Mayan cvs/modules/DateTime-Event-NameDay-0.02 instead of ...
    Flavio S. GlockFlavio S. Glock
    Jun 20, 2003 at 7:55 pm
    Jun 24, 2003 at 8:28 pm
  • This fails on both 5.00503 and 5.6.1. For 5.6.1, installing the latest Math::BigInt from CPAN fixes this, but unfortunately the latest distro has a missing file that causes it not to pass its tests. ...
    Dave RolskyDave Rolsky
    Jun 20, 2003 at 3:24 am
    Jun 20, 2003 at 7:13 pm
  • Released to CPAN. Available immediately from: http://kolea.ifa.hawaii.edu/~jhoblitt/pm/DateTime-TimeZone-Alias-0.01.tar.gz Changes since 0.01pre1 Renamed del to remove on Dave's advice. Cheers, -J --
    Joshua HoblittJoshua Hoblitt
    Jun 12, 2003 at 8:32 pm
    Jun 19, 2003 at 10:19 am
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