ketil+haskell at ii.uib.no
Mon Feb 14 06:27:23 EST 2005
"Bayley, Alistair" <Alistair_Bayley at ldn.invesco.com> writes:
>> * Should we include a timezone field in CalendarTime?
> Yes. If a CalendarTime doesn't carry timezone information with it, then the
> user must bundle it.
It would also be nice to provide (at least a framework) for
non-Gregorian calendars (e.g. thirteen months).
> I'm assuming System.Time.Calendar is Gregorian. How about
> - a Duration type
> - some calendar arithmetic functions
> - arithmetic on Durations
You also need to specify, or let the user specify, the order of
arithmetic. I.e. adding a day and then a second is different from
doing it the other way around.
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