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I'd start with making that easier to extend (and maintain). The snippet uses the default (builtin) localtime function, not the one returning a hashref or an object:

sub timestamp { my @st = localtime (shift); return sprintf "%04d-%02d-%02dT%02d:%02d:%02d.000-0700", $st[5] + 1900, ++$st[4], @st[3,2,1,0]; } sub starttimestamp { return timestamp (time); } sub endtimestamp { return timestamp (time + (15 * 60)); } sub futuretimestamp { return timestamp (time + shift); } my $fts = futuretimestamp (162 * 60 * 60); # Stamp 162 hours ahead

This way, there is only one location that defines the required format and several easy ways to use that.


Enjoy, Have FUN! H.Merijn

In reply to Re^3: Newbie: Request help on creating CSV using timestamp data by Tux
in thread Newbie: Request help on creating CSV using timestamp data by Anonymous Monk

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