Calculates dates in Gregorian calendar
The Date::Calc package consists of a C library and a Perl module (which uses the C library internally) for all kinds of date calculations based on the Gregorian calendar (the one used in all Western countries today), thereby complying with all relevant norms and standards: ISO/R 2015-1971, DIN 1355 and, to some extent, ISO 8601 (where applicable). The package is designed as a toolbox, not a ready-made application. It provides extensive documentation and examples of use, multi-language support, and special functions for business needs. The C library is specifically designed so that it can be used stand-alone, without Perl. Version 5.0 features date objects with overloaded operators, and a set of modules for calculations which take legal holidays into account (both in Perl only).
12 October 2001
Leaders and contributors
|See the CREDITS.txt file in the distribution for a complete list||Contributor|
Resources and communication
|Weak prerequisite||Bit_Vector 5.7|
|Required to build||Perl v. 5.000 or later|
|Required to build||ANSI C compiler|
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