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From: Sylvain Le Gall <sylvain@l...>
Subject: Re: type inference problem with Printf.sprintf ?
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