Proposed new KDateTime class

Nicolas Goutte nicolasg at
Tue Nov 8 22:40:16 GMT 2005

On Tuesday 08 November 2005 23:00, David Jarvie wrote:
> Now that the time zone classes have been updated, there is a need to be
> able to handle date/times which have an associated time zone. I attach a
> proposed new kdecore class, KDateTime, which represents a date/time with an
> associated time zone. The aim is to make time zone handling as automatic as
> possible when manipulating dates and times. Its interface is very similar
> to QDateTime, but it is not inherited from QDateTime mainly because
> QDateTime's methods are not virtual.
> The code compiles, but I until I finish the test program is untested. Note
> that if the new class is committed, the time zone classes will need to be
> amended to handle the new class.
> Comments please. (Note that I am going away and won't be able to respond
> for a few days.)

Do you plan something like QDateTime::toString and QDateTime::fromString for 
ISO dates, including time zone handling?

(Also, I am not sure how flexible such functions need to be, I would need such 
them for KBabel saving and loading Gettext PO files.)

Have a nice day!

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