RFC: Time Library 0.1

Ashley Yakeley ashley at semantic.org
Tue Jul 5 06:09:01 EDT 2005

In article <87acl1bn5b.fsf at yui.aoinet>,
 Einar Karttunen <ekarttun at cs.Helsinki.FI> wrote:

> Ashley Yakeley <ashley at semantic.org> writes:
> > Please take a look at a first attempt at writing a replacement for the 
> > standard time library.
> > http://semantic.org/TimeLib/
> The general structure of the library looked quite nice.
> There seems to be no portable way of getting the timezone information
> but many applications will need a list of timezones. In this case
> it seems that offering something is better than nothing.
> Also having something like strftime available would be handy.
> - Einar Karttunen

Thanks. formatTime should work as strftime, though I haven't documented 
all the %-codes. It's written in Haskell, though I test it thoroughly 
against strftime.

Ashley Yakeley, Seattle WA

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