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From: Benedikt Grundmann <benedikt.grundmann@g...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Re: type inference problem with Printf.sprintf ?
core's (http://ocaml.janestreet.com/?q=node/13) Date.t and TZ.t
also contain lots of functions that help dealing with dates.


On 3 November 2010 14:43, Sylvain Le Gall <sylvain@le-gall.net> wrote:
> Hello,
>
> On 03-11-2010, Gregory Bellier <gregory.bellier@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> What's the point to rely on another lib while the standard lib Unix is
>> enough for this simple task? I don't know calendarLib, that's why I ask. But
>> it relies on Unix and Sys anyway so maybe it's better to just use Unix.
>>
>
> Calendar (http://calendar.forge.ocamlcore.org/) or CalendarLib helps you
> to deal with a lot of details concerning date. Unix is enough, if you
> just want the number of seconds between start and stop of a function. If
> you want to count weeks or days, you should use Calendar.
>
>>
>> 2010/10/27 Richard Jones <rich@annexia.org>
>>
>>> On Wed, Oct 27, 2010 at 08:44:10AM +1100, Arlen Cuss wrote:
>>> > # open CalendarLib;;
>>> > # Calendar.now ();;
>>> > - : CalendarLib.Calendar.t = <abstr>
>>> > # Printer.Calendar.print "%d/%m/%Y %H:%M:%S\n" (Calendar.now ());;
>>> > 26/10/2010 21:43:43
>>> > - : unit = ()
>>>
>>> Even better, use the internationally standardized format for dates:
>>>
>>> # Printer.Calendar.print "%F %T\n" (Calendar.now ()) ;;
>>> 2010-10-27 11:28:59
>>> - : unit = ()
>>>
>>>
>
> Regards,
> Sylvain Le Gall
>
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