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> [mailto:list-bounce / example.com] On Behalf Of Brad Tilley
> Sent: Tuesday, September 05, 2006 3:02 PM
> To: ruby-talk ML
> Subject: representing a span of time
> 
> 
> Say I have two time objects represented as floats like so:
> 
> x = 64299600.0
> y = 1157489583.2798
> 
> I want to subtract x from y and then represent the difference 
> as years, 
> months, days, hours, minutes and seconds.
> 
> I don't see how the Time library would do this. Has anyone done 
> something like this? If so, how?
> 
> Thanks,
> Brad

Are these values seconds since epoch?  If so:

irb(main):002:0> Time.at(1157489583.2798 - 64299600.0)
=> Sun Aug 22 09:53:03 MDT 2004

Regards,

Dan


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