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June 1, 2005 08:53
Re: date and time formatting
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Sam Vilain wrote:
> I also don't like implicit normalisation to seconds
> underneath the hood when I'm doing basic date calculations, and
> the way that the "DateTime" base class is inherantly based on the
> Gregorian calendar.

I concur in this view. From a typing point of view there should
be some common base type that can handle cross-calender arithmetic
but as long as one stays in a homogenous subtype like Gregorian
in a particular time zone no generalization code should fire up.
TSa (Thomas SandlaƟ)

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