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From:
Rob Kinyon
Date:
May 31, 2005 10:16
Subject:
Re: date and time formatting
Message ID:
70384420505311016310ce00@mail.gmail.com
> > What's wrong with porting DateTime?
> 
> It's back to the old question of "what's in core?"  Are dates and
> times something that are used in such a large proportion of programs
> that they deserve to be shipped in the basic grammar?  Or perhaps in
> the basic set of packages?
> 
> Perl 5 has an entire swath of modules designed to manipulate dates
> and times; this suggests that they are (A) commonly used and (B)
> something that people feel very strongly about the semantics of.

Which still begs the question - why not port DateTime to P6? Why can't
installing a module provide new keywords?

Rob

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