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Re: Split date range into 3 equal parts

by tobyink (Abbot)
on Dec 08, 2011 at 09:37 UTC ( #942380=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Split date range into 3 equal parts

Don't know about Date::Calc, but using DateTime...

use DateTimeX::Auto 0.003 qw/:auto/; my $from = '2010-06-01'; my $to = '2011-01-01'; my $diff = $to->delta_days($from)->in_units('days'); my $mid_date_1 = $from->clone->add(days => $diff/3); my $mid_date_2 = $to->clone->subtract(days => $diff/3); print <<OUT; from: $from mid 1: $mid_date_1 mid 2: $mid_date_2 to: $to OUT

UPDATE: Just released 0.003 of DateTimeX::Auto because the script above was crashing on add and subtract.

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