[Haskell-cafe] Re: DiffTime in Data.Time

Chad Scherrer chad.scherrer at gmail.com
Mon Oct 2 23:11:42 EDT 2006

Ok, that's much simpler than I was making it. fromIntegral or
fromRational does the trick. Obvious in hindsight, I guess. Thanks!


On 10/2/06, Ashley Yakeley <ashley at semantic.org> wrote:
> Chad Scherrer wrote:
> > I'm trying to use Data.Time, and I'm totally confused. DiffTime is
> > abstract, and I don't see anything that maps into it. How do I
> > construct one? I would like to then use the result to create a value
> > of type UTCTime, but it seems (currently) like this might be easier.
> It's an instance of Num etc. (as seconds).
> --
> Ashley Yakeley
> Seattle WA


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