On Oct 11, 5:24  쮮
> On 11 Okt., 15:26, Michael Guterl <mgut... / gmail.com> wrote:
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>
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> > On Sat, Oct 11, 2008 at 7:07 AM, rel... / bluewin.ch> wrote:
> > > Hello.
> > > I am Ruby Beginner. Now I am trying to write a code, that calcs days
> > > between two dates.
>
> > > I ask the user for a date. Then the User type a german Date (for
> > > example 12.06.2006). This is working well. Now, what does I have to do
> > > to calc the days between now and the date which has the user give in?
>
> > > Thanks for your help.
>
> > tday = Date.today
> > bday = Date.new(2009, 4, 30)
>
> > days = (bday - tday).to_i => 201
>
> > HTH,
> > Michael Guterl
>
> Hi Michael
>
> Thank you for your help. I have now done it with the fallowing code:
>
> datum = Date.Parse(datums)
> seconds = Time.Now-datum
>
> This is also working. The variable datums holds a date which is the
> user give in over the console. Could there be a problem with my code?
>
> Fridrich

There are so many ways people writes a date so it is to be expected to
have problem if you aloud free form input.
If datums have a time component the things become even more
interesting.
Parsing the user input is always a tricky business.