Did you look at stftime? Perhaps you could provide a concrete example of
what you're trying to do? Chances are that it's already been done.

James

On Thu, Jul 30, 2009 at 12:17 PM, Venkat Akkineni <
venkatram.akkineni / gmail.com> wrote:

> Robert Klemme wrote:
> > On 30.07.2009 00:32, Venkat Akkineni wrote:
> >>      Is there a parallel to Format/NumberFormat/DecimalFormat in ruby?
> >
> > printf, sprintf and % operator for String comes to mind.
> >
> > Kind regards
> >
> >   robert
>
> Thanks for the reply. But as you know java.text api provides the
> facility to handle dates, text, numbers in a language independent
> manner. In other words of sayin it will let you set date formats ,
> number operators etc based on the locale you are dealing with. We have
> resorted to writing an API after failing to find one.
>
> Thanks again
> Venkat
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