simonmar at microsoft.com
Tue Jan 25 09:30:56 EST 2005
On 25 January 2005 14:25, Simon Marlow wrote:
> my plan was that the whole "time offset" issue would be a layer on top
> of this library, as others have suggested. You can already do simple
> calculations using CalendarTime.
One other thing I just remembered: IIRC there was a proposal to handle
the whole timezone offset issue with a single function
normalizeCalendarTime :: CalendarTime -> CalendarTime
which would essentially just roll over the out of range fields in
CalendarTime. This is essentially the same as the idea Marcin proposed
in his message, I believe. Of course, normalizeCalendarTime needs to
know about leap seconds (some minutes don't have 60 seconds!).
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