Date/Time in KF5 / Qt5

David Jarvie djarvie at
Thu Jul 7 01:16:48 BST 2011

On Wednesday 06 July 2011 23:01:13 Thiago Macieira wrote:
> Em Wednesday, 6 de July de 2011, às 22:54:39, David Jarvie escreveu:
> > I've added a comment to the merge request suggesting that instead of a
> > reference date/time, the units in which the time span was specified should
> > be stored in the class. That way, daylight time changes could be catered
> > for easily (by external classes), and also time spans of months or years
> > would work intuitively when applied to any start date. Basically, I think
> > that the class has taken the wrong approach, and could be made much more
> > generally useful with a simple change in the way it does things.
> I think the class is fine. It was supposed to be a glorified way of storing a 
> qint64 milliseconds and converting from that to a count of days, hours, 
> minutes and seconds.
> This class was added so that people could format their timespans.

With a slightly different approach, it could be more versatile, and still fulfil its current aims as well.

David Jarvie.
KDE developer.
KAlarm author --
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