Date::EzDate date comparisons
combobulus at xemaps.com
Mon May 8 15:57:21 BST 2006
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Stephen Collyer [mailto:scollyer at netspinner.co.uk]
> Sent: 08 May 2006 15:50
> To: London.pm Perl M[ou]ngers
> Subject: Re: Date::EzDate date comparisons
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> Aaron Trevena wrote:
> > On 08/05/06, Stephen Collyer <scollyer at netspinner.co.uk> wrote:
> >> Has anyone successfully used Date::EzDate for comparing dates
> >> by anything other than the default epochday setting ?
> >> I've been unable to get it to do anything sensible and was
> >> wondering if this is a known buggy area - though I can't find
> >> any hint that it is via Google or rt.cpan.org
> > Yuck. Ick. Gag!
> > Why not use something sensible like DateTime?
> At the moment, I'm looking for a lightweight, pure Perl module, and
> DateTime isn't that.
If you are manipulating DATES, try Date::Calc for size. If you are manipulating TIMES, try Time::Piece.
I advocate both modules, when you don't care about time zones (if you do, you need something like DateTime).
Hope this helps.
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