KDateTime: new revised version
nicolasg at snafu.de
Thu Nov 24 07:44:57 GMT 2005
On Thursday 24 November 2005 00:33, David Jarvie wrote:
> I attach a new revision of kdatetime.h. For size reasons, I've made
> kdatetime.cpp available for download at
> http://www.astrojar.org.uk/linux/download/kdatetime.cpp rather than attach
> it. I hope that I've addressed all the comments made.
> - There is now a non-explicit constructor which takes just a QDateTime as
> parameter, and uses the UTC or LocalTime spec of the QDateTime.
> - The fromString() parsing code is completely rewritten to avoid copyright
> - I've added support for RFC2822 format strings.
> - I've changed the return type of toUTC() and toLocal() to KDateTime, and
> added toZone(). These provide conversion between time zones in KDateTime. I
> think that this is the most natural way to convert date/times between
> different zones.
> It's still untested - once things stabilise enough, I'll write the test
I have looked at the code this time.
I am not sure about how the local time is transformed to a string. I think it
would be more useful to find the right time zone and to output the right time
zone in the string.
Especially for RFC 2822, where, as far as I know, the -0000 means more
something like: "The OS is too stupid to know its local time zone."
Also for IS0 8601 dates, perhaps the timezone should be nothing instead of a
Have a nice day!
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