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  • Hi, dt-ers. I've been lurking on this list for some time now, and so far I understand that while a few people have attempted, nobody has come up with a lunar, solar, or lunisolar calenders (at least ...
    Daisuke MakiDaisuke Maki
    Oct 12, 2003 at 4:10 am
    Oct 18, 2003 at 12:06 am
  • So there was some talk about this earlier and I was thinking about how best to make this information available. Currently, the default when subtracting datetimes is to break down the duration into ...
    Dave RolskyDave Rolsky
    Oct 10, 2003 at 4:03 am
    Oct 16, 2003 at 8:25 pm
  • Neither DateTime::Format::Excel nor DateTime::Event::Sunrise pass their own tests. They were both broken when the subtraction in DateTime changed, from returning days and seconds to returning y,m,d, ...
    Eugene van der PijllEugene van der Pijll
    Oct 3, 2003 at 9:13 pm
    Oct 9, 2003 at 4:04 pm
  • This morning Melbourne went into DST. Last night my wife asked her learned husband who spends all his time working on the DateTime project: "Do we move the clocks forward or backward" Now I can never ...
    Rick MeashamRick Measham
    Oct 26, 2003 at 10:10 am
    Oct 27, 2003 at 9:12 pm
  • G'day Scott, I promised a few months back to talk about DateTime sometime soon. Tell me when and I'll be there. The following *should* solve your problem, but doesn't. I get a strange error at the ...
    Rick MeashamRick Measham
    Oct 2, 2003 at 8:09 am
    Oct 4, 2003 at 7:55 am
  • I just installed Bundle::DateTime on my Darwin machine ... I hadn't looked through the docs beforehand :) Can I suggest two other bundles that I'm willing to maintain (they shouldn't need much ...
    Rick MeashamRick Measham
    Oct 22, 2003 at 6:49 am
    Oct 23, 2003 at 12:27 am
  • Hello, I've installed DateTime::TimeZone 0.2503 from CPAN under the Perl 5.8.1 and noticed the following glitches, which are fixed in the patch below and described in Changes. Please apply something ...
    Alexey MahotkinAlexey Mahotkin
    Oct 9, 2003 at 11:01 am
    Oct 9, 2003 at 3:52 pm
  • Hi people. I would like to implement a DateTime::Functions module, similar to File::Spec::Functions, that exports now(), today() an d other class methods by default: use DateTime::Functions; print ...
    Autrijus TangAutrijus Tang
    Oct 30, 2003 at 3:34 am
    Oct 31, 2003 at 12:09 pm
  • G'day Flavio, I'm doing some intensive SpanSet stuff and I'm thinking you might be able to answer a couple of questions: I'm trying to get next/previous spans from a given DateTime. I'm defining ...
    Rick MeashamRick Measham
    Oct 9, 2003 at 1:08 pm
    Oct 13, 2003 at 1:01 pm
  • Hi, i'm looking for a way to find out if a timezone is valid. If i want to check a timezone using this module i instanciate an object with the provided name: my $otz = new DateTime::TimeZone( name = ...
    MathieuMathieu
    Oct 2, 2003 at 10:52 am
    Oct 7, 2003 at 1:43 am
  • back to the list, where it belongs ... ---------- Forwarded message ---------- Date: Tue, 21 Oct 2003 22:06:45 -0500 (CDT) From: Dave Rolsky <autarch@urth.org To: Daisuke Maki <daisuke@wafu.ne.jp ...
    Dave RolskyDave Rolsky
    Oct 22, 2003 at 3:07 am
    Oct 22, 2003 at 6:36 am
  • How about a question for the FAQ? http://perlmonks.org/index.pl?node_id=298788 - Flavio S. Glock
    Flavio S. GlockFlavio S. Glock
    Oct 13, 2003 at 4:02 pm
    Oct 13, 2003 at 5:49 pm
  • I was trying to fool around with some calculations from "Calendrical Calculations" -- one of the tables in there shows values corresponding to Rata Die dates, and I was trying to see if DateTime ...
    Daisuke MakiDaisuke Maki
    Oct 12, 2003 at 2:52 am
    Oct 12, 2003 at 4:56 am
  • So I'm writing DateTime::Event::Catholic which handles events in the Catholic church year. So I'm writing a lot of non-catholic-specific code. So I decide I'm writing ...
    Rick MeashamRick Measham
    Oct 6, 2003 at 1:30 pm
    Oct 9, 2003 at 1:21 pm
  • 0.1704 2003-10-07 [ IMPROVEMENTS ] - Documented the behavior of strftime() when given an invalid format. [ BUG FIXES ] - The DateTime::Duration synopsis showed a sign() method that doesn't exist, so ...
    Dave RolskyDave Rolsky
    Oct 7, 2003 at 3:54 pm
    Oct 7, 2003 at 4:46 pm
  • I'm writing a program that schedules recurring tasks using RFC 2445 recurrences. I'm using DateTime::Format::ICal to turn the RFC 2445 strings into meaningful dates that I can play with. I have a ...
    Danny RappleyeaDanny Rappleyea
    Oct 31, 2003 at 4:03 pm
    Oct 31, 2003 at 8:32 pm
  • Guys, I cannot find a way of automating the search of the history of the group, and have not spotted any references to this topic, hence the message. I was wondering if anyone had a pre-built ...
    Kevin HillKevin Hill
    Oct 30, 2003 at 3:56 pm
    Oct 30, 2003 at 6:40 pm
  • Okay, I feel stupid asking this, but I have a question about a basic function, "mod". My ported computations from CC become all wrong if I use Perl's built-in "%" operator. After a few trial and ...
    Daisuke MakiDaisuke Maki
    Oct 24, 2003 at 6:15 am
    Oct 24, 2003 at 6:53 pm
  • I've now re-organized the astronomical calculation portions of the chinese calendar modules into the following. This should be nicer to the namespace. Please let me know if they look ok: ...
    Daisuke MakiDaisuke Maki
    Oct 23, 2003 at 4:20 am
    Oct 23, 2003 at 7:40 pm
  • Hi, I recently worked on a project where I had to keep track of data that changed over time. I needed to keep a history of the changes, as well as allow values to be specified for future time ...
    Dan KubbDan Kubb
    Oct 22, 2003 at 6:01 am
    Oct 22, 2003 at 10:24 pm
  • -- From autarch@urth.org Mon Oct 20 10:51:26 2003 Date: Thu, 16 Oct 2003 19:49:00 -0500 (CDT) From: Dave Rolsky <autarch@urth.org To: "Whippo, Ryan K" <rkwhippo@indiana.edu Cc: DateTime ...
    Joshua HoblittJoshua Hoblitt
    Oct 20, 2003 at 8:54 pm
    Oct 20, 2003 at 11:24 pm
  • RFC: deprecate DateTime.pm *_rd_as_seconds utc_rd_as_seconds - used internally. DateTime::TimeZone should calculate this value from utc_rd_values(), for compatibility with other calendars. - does not ...
    Flavio S. GlockFlavio S. Glock
    Oct 20, 2003 at 1:16 pm
    Oct 20, 2003 at 3:37 pm
  • First version released to CPAN yesterday. Provides LMT (Local Mean Time) for DateTime. When given a longitude, this module calculates the Local Mean Time Time Zone. Cheers! Rick
    Rick MeashamRick Measham
    Oct 19, 2003 at 11:05 pm
    Oct 20, 2003 at 4:58 am
  • Well, I think I'm done with the bulk of astronomical calculations. I can get the solar longitudes, new moons, etc. I.e., I got the minimum to implement a chinese calendar. Now I'm ready to think ...
    Daisuke MakiDaisuke Maki
    Oct 18, 2003 at 8:59 am
    Oct 18, 2003 at 6:28 pm
  • Hi DateTimers, I'm looking for a package that will allow a web application to accommodate lots of different time zones very easily and DateTime looked nice. A few questions: 1) I've installed all of ...
    Matt WrightMatt Wright
    Oct 17, 2003 at 11:30 pm
    Oct 18, 2003 at 6:47 am
  • Hello, I've just started using DateTime, looked through the docs and FAQ's and can't find the answer to this one: I have a duration $dur = $dt_end - $dt_start and I would like to know how many total ...
    Bill McCormickBill McCormick
    Oct 4, 2003 at 4:55 am
    Oct 6, 2003 at 1:07 pm
  • Forwarding to datetime@perl.org as requested. Question below. - James M Snell jasnell@us.ibm.com http://www.ibm.com (877) 511-5082 / Office 930-1979 / Tie Line ----- Forwarded by James M ...
    James M SnellJames M Snell
    Oct 3, 2003 at 10:07 pm
    Oct 4, 2003 at 5:43 am
  • 0.04 2003-10-03 - The documentation incorrectly showed the DateTime::Locale- register method as taking an array, rather than an array of hash references. Reported by David Hood. The code is identical ...
    Dave RolskyDave Rolsky
    Oct 3, 2003 at 4:39 pm
    Oct 4, 2003 at 3:28 am
  • Any ideas as to what the problem is?? Not all tests passed for nmake test when installing DateTime.pm. There were no issues with nmake. I have Perl 5.8 with VC++ 5 (latest service pack) Please ...
    Michael and Alice SmithMichael and Alice Smith
    Oct 3, 2003 at 6:34 pm
    Oct 3, 2003 at 6:51 pm
  • I appreciate thorough testing...but with upwards of 4000 tests in DateTime::TimeZone, would it be more economical -- particularly for those of us on the list who upgrade DT often -- to skip tests on ...
    Matt SiskMatt Sisk
    Oct 28, 2003 at 6:08 am
    Oct 28, 2003 at 7:32 pm
  • Hi All, I have just committed an update to the event-sunrise module. I changed the way I converted the hours. # will convert hours to seconds and return this # let DateTime handle the conversion # # ...
    Hill, RonaldHill, Ronald
    Oct 27, 2003 at 3:39 pm
    Oct 27, 2003 at 4:15 pm
  • I had this problem with RH9 also ... seems that perl's Unicode and RH9's Unicode support got all tangled up. I fixed it by changing LANG=en_US in my bashrc to just 'LANG='. I read that somewhere ... ...
    RickmeashamRickmeasham
    Oct 18, 2003 at 11:43 pm
    Oct 19, 2003 at 2:28 am
  • Hi All, I have just committed changes to the sunrise module for preserving the timezone information. I have to confess I do not like how I had to do it :( Here is how I have changed the _sunrise sub ...
    Hill, RonaldHill, Ronald
    Oct 9, 2003 at 5:35 pm
    Oct 9, 2003 at 9:05 pm
  • Is this a problem with DateTime::Set Makefile.PL ? [...] - Flavio S. Glock
    Flavio S. GlockFlavio S. Glock
    Oct 8, 2003 at 8:43 pm
    Oct 8, 2003 at 8:58 pm
  • Yup, that's true. So what do we have? DateTime::Business::Week Define a week as an infinite spanset - Should this return a DateTime::Spanset or should it @ISA spanset? DateTime::Business::Employee ...
    Rick MeashamRick Measham
    Oct 3, 2003 at 1:18 pm
    Oct 3, 2003 at 7:41 pm
  • Hi everybody, I'm trying to make some custom locales and I've been having trouble getting the register method to work. Even using the example code: DateTime::Locale- register ( id = 'en_GB_RIDAS', ...
    [NS]Elgyn[NS]Elgyn
    Oct 3, 2003 at 3:26 pm
    Oct 3, 2003 at 4:23 pm
  • This is the officially blessed way of implementing DateTime.pm decorators. I'll add this to the dev docs sometime soon. -dave /*======================= House Absolute Consulting www.houseabsolute.com ...
    Dave RolskyDave Rolsky
    Oct 31, 2003 at 9:25 pm
    Oct 31, 2003 at 9:25 pm
  • DateTime-Event-Recurrence 0.08 bugfix - specifying "interval = 1" would hang the program in some situations, such as in a weekly recurrence. Found by Danny Rappleyea - Flavio S. Glock
    Flavio S. GlockFlavio S. Glock
    Oct 31, 2003 at 8:47 pm
    Oct 31, 2003 at 8:47 pm
  • I finally sat down and wrote this, and it works. The only trick is that authors of module intended to be "mixin subclasses" of DateTime.pm need to call "super::foo" instead of "SUPER::foo", because I ...
    Dave RolskyDave Rolsky
    Oct 30, 2003 at 9:26 pm
    Oct 30, 2003 at 9:26 pm
  • 0.2505 2003-10-27 - The change in 0.2504 to accomodate SuSE's /etc/sysconfig/clock file broke this feature on RedHat. Sigh. Reported by John Siracusa. -dave /*======================= House Absolute ...
    Dave RolskyDave Rolsky
    Oct 27, 2003 at 10:50 pm
    Oct 27, 2003 at 10:50 pm
  • There's a bug in DateTime::TimeZone 0.2504. In the file DateTime/TimeZone/Local.pm starting on line 113: while (<CLOCK ) { next unless /^(?:TIME)ZONE/; return $1 if /(?:TIME)ZONE="([^"]+)"/; } The ...
    John SiracusaJohn Siracusa
    Oct 27, 2003 at 9:25 pm
    Oct 27, 2003 at 9:25 pm
  • 0.18 2003-10-26 (the "delta, delta, delta, can I help ya, help ya, help ya?" release) [ IMPROVEMENTS ] - Added several new methods for calculating the difference between two datetime objects. These ...
    Dave RolskyDave Rolsky
    Oct 27, 2003 at 2:14 am
    Oct 27, 2003 at 2:14 am
  • 0.2504 2003-10-25 - If a timezone module cannot be loaded, give a more useful error message if the failure is due to a syntax error in the module, as opposed to the specified time zone not existing. ...
    Dave RolskyDave Rolsky
    Oct 25, 2003 at 4:56 pm
    Oct 25, 2003 at 4:56 pm
  • I've released DateTime::Format::Mail 0.28 Changes for 0.28 (21 Oct 2003) - Default cutoff is now 49, as per RFC2822. - Doc shuffling and formatting tweaks. - set_year_cutoff and year_cutoff stricter ...
    Iain TruskettIain Truskett
    Oct 21, 2003 at 3:32 pm
    Oct 21, 2003 at 3:32 pm
  • see... -J -- ---------- Forwarded message ---------- Date: Mon, 20 Oct 2003 10:12:19 -0500 From: "Whippo, Ryan K" <rkwhippo@indiana.edu To: Joshua Hoblitt <jhoblitt@ifa.hawaii.edu , Daisuke Maki ...
    Joshua HoblittJoshua Hoblitt
    Oct 20, 2003 at 11:25 pm
    Oct 20, 2003 at 11:25 pm
  • Some people here might find this interesting. ---------- Forwarded message ---------- Date: Sat, 18 Oct 2003 13:41:03 +0200 From: Oscar van Vlijmen <ovv@hetnet.nl To: TZ-list ...
    Dave RolskyDave Rolsky
    Oct 18, 2003 at 2:25 pm
    Oct 18, 2003 at 2:25 pm
  • DateTime::Calendar::RataDie - a day-second-nanosecond calendar. Some reasons/goals: - simple rules = fast date calculations. - the difference between two objects is a well-defined ...
    Flavio S. GlockFlavio S. Glock
    Oct 14, 2003 at 4:16 pm
    Oct 14, 2003 at 4:16 pm
  • Hi DateTime Support, In the doc file for the DateTime 0.1705 module, at http://search.cpan.org/~drolsky/DateTime-0.1705/lib/DateTime.pm some of the sample code is incorrect. Specifically, some of the ...
    ShawnShawn
    Oct 13, 2003 at 9:18 pm
    Oct 13, 2003 at 9:18 pm
  • DateTime::Set in cvs: =item * iterate Experimental method - subject to change. This method apply a callback subroutine to all elements of a set. sub callback { $_[0]- add( hours = 1 ); } # offset ...
    FglockFglock
    Oct 9, 2003 at 11:27 pm
    Oct 9, 2003 at 11:27 pm
  • DateTime::Set 0.1203 2003-10-08 - In some cases, this operation would give a wrong result: $recurrence- add_duration( $dur )- intersection( $span ) - More tests - Flavio S. Glock
    Flavio S. GlockFlavio S. Glock
    Oct 8, 2003 at 2:03 pm
    Oct 8, 2003 at 2:03 pm
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