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Re: date manipulation

by Abigail-II (Bishop)
on Feb 04, 2004 at 22:34 UTC ( #326626=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to date manipulation

use Date::Calc;
for 98% of the cases.
use Date::Manip;
for the rest.


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Re: Re: date manipulation
by Trimbach (Curate) on Feb 05, 2004 at 04:06 UTC
    Yeah. What Abigail said. Doing simple math on dates works ok most of the time... until the day comes when "the next day at this time" isn't 24 hours away (think daylight savings time.) That sort of thing will bite you one day... much better to rely on a module to remember that stuff for you.

    Gary Blackburn
    Trained Killer

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