[Linux-ha-dev] Re: [Linux-HA] RFC: Date expressions
Andrew Beekhof (GMail)
beekhof at gmail.com
Thu Aug 11 11:05:43 MDT 2005
On Aug 11, 2005, at 1:52 PM, Carson Gaspar wrote:
> --On Thursday, August 11, 2005 11:22 AM +0200 "Andrew Beekhof
> (GMail)" <beekhof at gmail.com> wrote:
>> If anyone has some comments on how date expressions are/should be
>> constructed... now is the time to speak up .
>> You have until Wednesday :)
>> The DTD and examples can be found here:
>> I believe they are about as easy to use as is humanly possible for
>> anything that deals with dates and ranges.
> The only obvious thing missing is the n'th fooday of the month. I'm
> not sure how much anyone cares about it, but in the financial world
> we frequently avoid "month end", so being able to specify the last
> (Friday/Saturday/Sunday) of the month might be useful.
I think the spec is flexible enough to add that at a latter date (by
adding "monthweek" to the date_spec object).
Feel free to add an enhancement request for it in bugzilla.
> Of course that requires calendar math to implement (*shudder*)
I've already written an iso8601 library... and my boss wants phase of
the moon... :)
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