Extended ranges required for dates and date-times

David Jarvie lists at astrojar.org.uk
Thu Feb 9 23:26:43 GMT 2006

On Thursday 9 February 2006 15:57, George Staikos wrote:
>On Thursday 09 February 2006 09:59, David Jarvie wrote:
>> classes to handle extended range dates and date-times. The obvious solution
>> would be to use the ExtDate library classes in kdeedu, which provide dates,
>> date-times, date pickers and calendar classes. ExtDate and ExtDateTime
>> provide an almost identical interface to that of QDate and QDateTime, and
>> handle dates in the range -50000 to 50000. If it is agreed that these
>> should be moved into kdecore, the following questions arise:
>  I strongly support using ExtDate (with a more K-friendly-name) in KDE.  We 
>use it in Kst and it works very well.

Would you want to see it becoming the standard date class in KDE, replacing 
the use of QDate, or would you prefer it to be used only where extended date 
ranges are needed?

David Jarvie.
KAlarm author & maintainer.

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