Hi --

On Sat, 30 Oct 2004, trans.  (T. Onoma) wrote:

> On Friday 29 October 2004 07:03 am, David A. Black wrote:
> | Hi --
> |
> | On Fri, 29 Oct 2004, trans.  (T. Onoma) wrote:
> | > Tadayoshi Funaba has a lib on RAA called Date2, the
> | > additions/improvements to Ruby' built in Date, Datetime and ParseDate
> | > classes look fairly
> | > extensive/impressive (at least from my cursory review). Have these been
> | > considered for integration into Ruby proper?
> |
> | I haven't looked closely for implementation differences, but just
> | grepping for def's, it looks like he's put very nearly all of it in
> | the core date.rb (which he also wrote).  (The only exception I can
> | find is #to_datetime.)
> 
> He doesn't seem to make a comparison between his work and Ruby's, except to 
> say his is an alternative. But considering he has written his own calendar 
> app, I imagine he had his reasons. I will write him and ask. BTW: This also 
> impressed:

His work *is* Ruby's.  As I said above, he wrote date.rb in the
standard distribution.  

#
# date.rb - date and time library
#
# Author: Tadayoshi Funaba 1998-2004

As I said, it appears that he's merged most of date2 into recent
date.rb's, if my examination of the two is correct.  


David


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