[Haskell-cafe] string to date?

Dougal Stanton ithika at gmail.com
Thu Nov 9 10:58:08 EST 2006

Quoth Magnus Therning, nevermore,
> I've been staring my eyes out trying to find a function that converts a
> string into a ClockTime or CalendarTime.  Basically something like C's
> strptime(3).  I can't seem to find anything like it in System.Time,
> there are function that convert _to_ a string, but nothing that converts
> _from_ a string it seems.  Where should I look?

The MissingH.Time.ParseDate [1] module might be what you want. There's
also one from Bjorn Bringert [2]. I haven't used either though, so I
can't recommend anything between them.



[2]:  <http://www.cs.chalmers.se/~bringert/darcs/parsedate/>

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